(v. i.) To ease the body by stool; to go to stool.
(1) He has clamped down on political dissent, and where he has attempted to solve economic problems, he has been at best cack-handed.
(2) In a strong reaction to the Guardian's disclosure that George Osborne, Ed Balls and Danny Alexander are planning to say that an independent Scotland could not keep the pound, the SNP said the three were guilty of "cack-handed panicky" tactics.
(3) But even at the climax, he's reduced to bashing cack-handedly at the atomic bomb casing with a gold brick, trying in vain to stop the countdown, only for a CIA man to step in at the last minute and calmly flick the "off" switch.
(4) Mr Osborne has his own gaming habit, but in his case the game is to political rather than financial ends – and he is more cack-handed about it than any top banker.
(5) But there’s a feebleness and a lack of robustness about the Beeb – and obviously cack-handedness – that has allowed it to be in this position of people going: ‘Ooh, the BBC, it’s a big worry’.
(6) Another reason British television has felt so disarmed, confused as to what it's for or where it should be going, is because of the consistent, cack-handed, interference from politicians, goaded by the press, and the rather supine and scared way the broadcasting executives have failed to fight back, too scared to face the rebuke of the press headlines.
(7) As a demonstration of the cack-handed and unhelpful approach to psychological assessment those in the media seem to regularly adopt, let's assess Piers Morgan.
(8) They insist that she made Britain great again, even as they attempt, so cack-handedly, to manage serious economic failure.
(9) Trouble is that it was such a low dose and so cack-handedly presented that most of the public didn't recognise it as a stimulus at all.
(10) And the prospect of sickly, overworked adolescents hoiking up their nightshirt and lunging for a bedpan with the words, "I need a cack."
(11) It's so easy to forget how brilliant this dude is, and to conflate him with the 10 billion cack-handed music parodists that clog up YouTube these days.
(12) Rights groups said Nivat's expulsion was the latest cack-handed move by the Kremlin, which stands accused of failing to properly investigate the killings of crusading Russian journalists, including Anna Politkovskaya, shot dead in Moscow in 2006, and of using KGB tactics against reporters who displease those in power.
(13) The cack-handed attempt at electoral reform, which offered only the flawed alternative vote system , turned out to be a Liberal Democrat own goal.
(14) But some of those MPs did not like the then defence secretary's handling of the crisis, any more than they did his cack-handed defence review.
(15) Hunt took over a department damaged by cack-handed reforms of his predecessor, which antagonised doctors and nurses while proving a political disaster for his party.
(16) He rarely gets the chance to be a truly hands-on father and becomes very aware of his own ineptitude; a man’s cack-handedness with nappies is an enduring gag.
(17) In practice, the goal was probably unobtainable – though the naive, cack-handed and inconsistent execution made matters worse.
(18) However, you did not have to take any job you were offered or sign on for any cack-handed advice or sham education scheme.
(19) They know this is a rather cack-handed panicky campaign manoeuvre.
(20) The issue is not going away and the Sunday Times story may reflect a cack-handed attempt by some within the British security apparatus to try to take control of the narrative.
(n.) A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.
(n.) A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of pliable material, as cloth, leather, and the like; a large pouch.
(n.) A measure of varying capacity, according to local usage and the substance. The American sack of salt is 215 pounds; the sack of wheat, two bushels.
(n.) Originally, a loosely hanging garment for women, worn like a cloak about the shoulders, and serving as a decorative appendage to the gown; now, an outer garment with sleeves, worn by women; as, a dressing sack.
(n.) A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from top to bottom without a cross seam.
(n.) See 2d Sac, 2.
(v. t.) To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.
(v. t.) To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.
(n.) The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.
(v. t.) To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage.
(1) After examining the cases reported in literature (Sacks, Barabas, Beighton Sykes), they point out that, contrary to what is generally believed, the syndrome is not rare and cases, sporadic or familial, of recurrent episodes of spontaneous rupture of the intestine and large vessels or peripheral arteries are frequent.
(2) The former Arsenal and France star has signed a three-year contract to replace the sacked Jason Kreis at the helm of the second-year expansion club and will take over on 1 January, the team said.
(3) The exercise comes at a sensitive time for Poland’s military, following the sacking or forced retirement of a quarter of the country’s generals since the nationalist Law and Justice government came to power in October last year.
(4) The decortication is aimed at removing the chronic pleural sack and the possible parenchymatous lesions and at the recovery of the maximum functional pulmonary parenchyma.
(5) The prick tests, using both commercial allergens and specific extracts prepared from the most common types of coffee and their corresponding sacks, confirmed a sensitization in 21 workers (9.6%).
(6) Sacked Cronulla star Todd Carney said he was shattered when he learned a picture of him urinating in his own mouth in a nightclub toilet had been posted on social media.
(7) I inherited Ted-Fred from my mother, a one-eyed and wholly uncuddly pre-war sack of mange (the bear, not my mum), and I had briefly loved Albert, a brown knitted dog, although I have very little memory of him.
(8) The Welshman was sacked by a club who felt he could not meet their target of a place in the top four despite being given £200m to spend on players and further huge investment in training facilities and other infrastructure at the club.
(9) It is a waste of taxpayer’s money.” A third critic wrote: “What China’s National Football Team gives its fans is decades of consistent disappointment.” Some disillusioned fans called for Team China’s manager, Gao Hongbo, to be sacked and replaced with Lang Ping, the revered coach of China’s female volleyball team.
(10) On Tuesday afternoon, there was speculation that the government was rushed into making the announcement of Kerslake's departure following a report on Monday's Newsnight programme which claimed that Kerslake had been sacked.
(11) Most of the directors had lost faith in Moyes in February and Woodward's opinion was that he could have been sacked, justifiably, any time over the last two months.
(12) At first glance it seemed to be Carlos Alberto Parreira, a man who was sacked by Saudi Arabia after losing his first two matches at France 1998.
(13) Arnesen then compounded his problems by connecting sackings of his own scouting staff to Abramovich's recent financial losses - angering the Russian billionaire.
(14) Initially, 4-5 days post-operative, the plasma clot maintained the grafted cells in a loose sponge-like sack at the site of implantation.
(15) What a transformation for Coleman who, just over a year ago, had to fend off calls for the sack.
(16) Shoesmith was sacked without compensation by the north London council in December 2008 after a public and media outcry over the death of 17-month-old Peter Connelly, known as Baby P , a year earlier.
(17) The military leadership should have been sacked after the loss of Crimea, he said.
(18) The entire Carnarvon council should be sacked after refusing to fly the Aboriginal flag during Naidoc week, the local MP says.
(19) Luckily for him, nobody chose to point out that this was the least he could have done to guarantee he wouldn’t have to sack himself if the electorate voted to leave.
(20) This will mean that if you are sacked because your boss takes against you or because of a misunderstanding, you will be on your own unless you can afford to pay for a lawyer or you are a member of a trade union.