[bæg] or [bæɡ]
(noun.) a flexible container with a single opening; 'he stuffed his laundry into a large bag'.
(noun.) a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; 'he carried his small bag onto the plane with him'.
(noun.) a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); 'she reached into her bag and found a comb'.
(noun.) an ugly or ill-tempered woman; 'he was romancing the old bag for her money'.
(noun.) the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person); 'his bag included two deer'.
(noun.) the quantity that a bag will hold; 'he ate a large bag of popcorn'.
(verb.) capture or kill, as in hunting; 'bag a few pheasants'.
(verb.) put into a bag; 'The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries'.
(verb.) hang loosely, like an empty bag.
Edited by ELLA--From WordNet
(n.) A sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of meal or of money.
(n.) A sac, or dependent gland, in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance; as, the bag of poison in the mouth of some serpents; the bag of a cow.
(n.) A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.
(n.) The quantity of game bagged.
(n.) A certain quantity of a commodity, such as it is customary to carry to market in a sack; as, a bag of pepper or hops; a bag of coffee.
(v. t.) To put into a bag; as, to bag hops.
(v. t.) To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game.
(v. t.) To furnish or load with a bag or with a well filled bag.
(v. i.) To swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags from containing morbid matter.
(v. i.) To swell with arrogance.
(v. i.) To become pregnant.
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Synonyms and Synonymous
n. Sack, pouch.
Typed by Josephine
n. a sack pouch: specially the silken pouch to contain the back-hair of the wig: a measure of quantity for produce: a game-bag i.e. the quantity of fish or game secured: an udder: (vulg. in pl.) trousers.—v.i. to bulge swell out: (naut.) to drop away from the right course.—v.t. to cram full: to put into a bag specially of game hence to kill game to seize steal:—pr.p. bag′ging; pa.p. bagged.—ns. Bag′ging cloth or material for bags; Bag′git a salmon that has just spawned.—adj. Bag′gy loose like a bag: inflated verbose.—ns. Bag′man a familiar name for a commercial traveller; Bag′-wig an 18th-cent. wig the back-hair of which was enclosed in an ornamental bag.—Bag and baggage originally a military expression hence the phrase 'to march out with bag and baggage ' i.e. with all belongings saved: to make an honourable retreat: now used in the sense of 'to clear out completely.'—Bag of bones an emaciated living being.—In the bottom of the bag remaining as a last resource; The whole bag of tricks every expedient; To give one the bag to hold to engage any one and meanwhile disappear; To let the cat out of the bag to disclose the secret.
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- Sam put a few necessaries in a carpet-bag, and was ready for starting. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- Papa often lets me open the letter-bag and give him out the contents. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- He was just putting a letter into the post-bag. Wilkie Collins. The Woman in White.
- The gentleman in the bag wig laid bundles of papers on his lordship's table, and his lordship silently selected one and turned over the leaves. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- Why, I suppose so from the colour of the clay upon your bag and on your dress. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- At the hospital we went in and I carried the bag. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- I took up my bag-full of precious publications, feeling as if I could have gone on talking for hours. Wilkie Collins. The Moonstone.
- I went out and carried my bags up the stairs. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- When salt is sifted it is ready for packing in bags or packages suitable for shipment to the consumer. Various. The Wonder Book of Knowledge.
- Some one came out to take our bags. Ernest Hemingway. A Farewell To Arms.
- There were several second-hand bags, blue and red, hanging up. Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- I am intimately acquainted, Isaac, with the very iron chest in which thou dost keep thy money-bags--What! Walter Scott. Ivanhoe.
- Have you the chisel and the bags? Arthur Conan Doyle. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- Seventy-six thousand bags of money! Charles Dickens. Bleak House.
- She was dressed in a single filthy, ragged garment, made of bagging; and stood with her hands demurely folded before her. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- His face had fallen in, and was unshorn; his frill and neckcloth hung limp under his bagging waistcoat. William Makepeace Thackeray. Vanity Fair.
- He worked for me some half-dozen years in my bagging factory, and he was my best hand, sir. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
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