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 Sachentege (3 syl.).Sack. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sack.
 
Any dry wine, as sherry sack, Madeira sack, Canary sack, and Palm sack. (A corruption of the French sec, dry.)   1
 


 Sachentege (3 syl.).Sack. 

 

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