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sachet - Etymologically, a "little sack"—a small packet of perfumed matter. More...
cul-de-sac - Literally French for "bottom of a sack," it also means "situation from which there is no escape"; it can be pluralized as cul-de-sacs or culs-de-sac. More...
gunny - From Sanskrit goni, "sack," it is the material used for sacks, made from jute or sunn-hemp. More...
haversack, knapsack, rucksack - Haversack is from German Haber, "oats," and Sack, "bag, sack"; knapsack is from German knapper, "to bite (food)" and zak, "sack"; rucksack comes from German Rucken, "back," and sack. More...
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