Sack. n.s. [from the verb.]
- Storm of a town; pillage; plunder.
If Saturn's son bestows
The sack of Troy, which he by promise owes,
Then shall the conqu'ring Greeks thy loss restore. Dryden.
- A kind of sweet wine, now brought chiefly from the Canaries. [Sec, French, of uncertain etymology; but derived by Skinner, after Mandeslo, from Xeque, a city of Morocco.]
Please you drink a cup of sack. Shakespeare.
The butler hath great advantage to allure the maids with a glass of sack. Swift.