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Given the sack (6)


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'given the sack' is the definition.
The definition and answer can be both to do with ownership as well as being past participle verbs.
Maybe you can see an association between them that I can't see?

'sack' is the wordplay.
I cannot quite understand how this works, but
'sack' could be 'loot' (I've seen this before) and 'loot' is present in the answer.
The remaining letters 'ed' is a valid word which might be clued in a way I don't understand.
This explanation may well be incorrect...

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(Other definitions for looted that I've seen before include "Plundered and robbed" , "stole stuff" , "Sacked" , "having taken part in a robbery" , "Ransacked, plundered" .)

I've seen this clue in The Globe and Mail.
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