- A bag for carrying things in.
- The plunder and pillage, pillaging of a captured town or city.
- The of Rome.
- Loot or booty obtained by pillage.
- (informal) bed, in the phrase hit the sack. See also (term, sack out)''.
- I"m tired. I'm gonna hit the .
- (informal) Dismissal from employment, in the phrase get the sack or give (someone) the sack.
- She got the for being late all the time.
- Her boss gave her the 'sack.
- An old English measure of weight, usually of wool, equal to 13 stone (182 pounds).
- 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 209.
- :Generally, however, the stone or petra, almost always of 14 lbs., is used, the tod of 28 lbs., and the of thirteen stone.
- (context, vulgar, slang) The scrotum.
- He got passed the ball, but it hit him in the .
- To plunder or pillage, especially after capture; to obtain spoils of war.
- The barbarians sacked Rome.
- (informal) To fire, or remove someone from employment.
- He was sacked last September.
- (informal) In the phrase (term, sack out), to go to sleep.
- The kids all sacked out before 9:00 on New Year"s Eve.
- (slang) To hit a person (usually male) in the groin.
- The apple fell on him and he got sacked.
- A food made primarily of a mixture of raw ingredients, typically vegetables, usually served with a dressing such as vinegar or mayonnaise.
verb (scrooch, es)
- (intransitive): To crouch, or hunker down.
- The act of shaking something.
verb (shakes, shaking, shook, shaken)
- The cat gave the mouse a .
- A milkshake.
- Ground-up marijuana.
- (transitive) (ergative) To cause (something) to move rapidly from side to side.
- The earthquake shook the building.
- (transitive) To disturb emotionally; to shock.
- Her father's death shook her terribly.
- (transitive) To lose, evade, or get rid of (something)
- I can't the feeling that I forgot something.
- (intransitive) To move from side to side.
- She shook with grief.
- (intransitive) To shake hands.
- OK, let's on it.
- an English topographic surname for someone who lived by a small wood or copse
- (South & Midland U.S.) sugar - compare long sweetening
verb (skedaddles, skedaddling, skedaddled)
- To move or run away quickly, especially from something frightening.
- The sheep skedaddled as soon as the shepherd's dog came near.
- Any of very many animals, of the class Gastropodia, having a coiled shell.
- Any of the several species of terrestrial pulmonate gastropods used as human food.
- Tending to socialize or be social; friendly; inviting; congenial.
- He's normally pretty quiet, but he gets much more around women.
noun (countable or uncountable)
- (regional in US) Any of several sweetened, carbonated beverages.
- On a hot day, there's nothing I like more than soda pop.
- Could you bring me a soda pop? I'm parched!
- In the Midwest, soda pop is abbreviated to pop, such as Do you have any pop?
- Further, in the Midwest, soda means an ice cream soda (pop with ice cream), such as I think I will have a root beer soda. (vanilla ice cream in root beer pop).
- On the east and west coasts, soda pop is abbreviated to soda, such as "May I have a soda?"
- A town located in the Belgian province of Liège, famous for its hot springs.
- One who is currently giving someone a spanking or spank.
- A tool used to give someone a spanking or spank, such as a paddle.
- (nautical) A fore and aft gaff-rigged sail on the aft-most mast of a square-rigged vessel.
- (context, dated, music) A musician who plays his instrument well.
- A spigot or plug.
- A spout inserted in a tree to draw off sap.
- A bollard. Spile is the word most frequently used on the Great Lakes to indicate a bollard.
verb (spindl, ing)
- (spinning) a distaff, the rod used for spinning and then winding natural fibres, especially wool.
- a rod which turns, or on which something turns.
- a worldwide tree of the genus Euonymus, originally used for making the spindles used for spinning wool.
- an upright spike for holding paper documents by skewering.
- To make into a long tapered shape.
- To impale on a device for holding paper documents.
- Do not fold, or mutilate this document.
- (context, of a liquid) propelled in a narrow stream or jet
verb (stoppl, ing)
- a plug, a stopper
- to plug, to stop up
- 1605: Shut your mouth, dame, / Or with this paper shall I it. " William Shakespeare, King Lear V.iii
- the remains of something that has been cut off; especially the remains of a tree, the remains of a limb
- (politics) the place where a campaign takes place
- (politics) an occasion at which the campaign takes place
- (cricket) one of three small wooden posts which together with the bails make the wicket and that the fielding team attempt to hit with the ball
- (context, drawing) an artists" drawing tool made of rolled paper used to smudge or blend marks made with charcoal, Conté crayon, pencil or other drawing media
- wooden or concrete poles used to support a house.
- (intransitive) to baffle; to be unable to find an answer to a question or problem.
- ''This last question has me stumped.
- (intransitive) to campaign
- He"s been stumping for that reform for months.
- (context, transitive, cricket, of a wicket keeper) to get a batsman out stumped
- A boat that can go underwater.
- A kind of sandwich made in a long loaf of bread.
- Under water.
- Of something hidden or undisclosed, e.g. submarine patent.
- A low tract of moist or marshy land.
- A long narrow and shallow trough between ridges on a beach, running parallel to the coastline.
- A shallow troughlike depression that's created to carry water during rainstorms or snow melts; a drainage ditch.
- a whippletree