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Definitions of bag

  1. hang loosely, like an empty bag
  2. an activity that you like or at which you are superior; " chemistry is not my cup of tea"; " his bag now is learning to play golf"; " marriage was scarcely his dish"
  3. a flexible container with a single opening; " he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
  4. place that runner must touch before scoring; " he scrambled to get back to the bag"
  5. an ugly or ill- tempered woman; " he was romancing the old bag for her money"
  6. the quantity of game taken in a particular period ( usually by one person); " his bag included two deer"
  7. the quantity that a bag will hold; " he ate a large bag of popcorn"
  8. put into a bag; " The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries"
  9. bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
  10. take unlawfully
  11. capture or kill, as in hunting; " bag a few pheasants"
  12. A sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of meal or of money.
  13. 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.
  14. A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.
  15. The quantity of game bagged.
  16. 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.
  17. To put into a bag; as, to bag hops.
  18. To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game.
  19. To furnish or load with a bag or with a well filled bag.
  20. To swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags from containing morbid matter.
  21. To swell with arrogance.
  22. To become pregnant.
  23. A sack; a pouch; a wallet; that which is contained in a bag; a sac or receptacle in animal bodies, containing a fluid or other substance; a certain quantity of grain, etc., purchased " by the bag".
  24. To inclose in a bag; secure or capture, as game.
  25. To bulge; hang down like a bag.
  26. A sack or pouch.
  27. To put into a bag: to capture:- pr. p. bagging: pa. p. bagged'.
  28. To put into a bag.
  29. To swell out like a bag.
  30. To put into a bag; capture or kill, as game.
  31. To fill out like a bag; swell; bulge; sag.
  32. A sack or pouch; the udder of a cow.
  33. What a bag will hold; game bagged.
  34. A sack; a pouch; a receptacle in animal bodies containing some secretion; a determinate quantity of a commodity.
  35. To put into a bag; to distend; to shoot.
  36. To swell like a full bag.
  37. A sack; a pouch; a purse.
  38. To put into a sack; to puff up or out.

Usage examples for bag

  1. The child looked up at him sadly and reproachfully, and answered,-" Making a bag for you to go beg- when you're as old as gran'daddy." – Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children by Grace Greenwood
  2. And because you suppose that I can carry a bag of flour, you suggest that I become Madame Plays's lover! – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  3. First of all- we've found that bag! – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  4. I'd just got there, and I was standing outside the door opening my bag, when a man came down the steps. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  5. I'll go back, get that bag of his, shut the doors and come back. – The Auto Boys' Vacation by James A. Braden
  6. And so with the third, until he finished his thirty- five miles and threw the bag to the next man, who was waiting. – The Adventures of Buffalo Bill by Col. William F. Cody
  7. So now you know whether I care for you or not; and you can understand why I wouldn't put the bag into a bank. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  8. I'm all right, Skipper, declared Bobby, I'm going to get out of my bag right now. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  9. One girl produced a small looking- glass from a hand- bag. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  10. The money is in that bag? – Master Tales of Mystery, Volume 3 by Collected and Arranged by Francis J. Reynolds
  11. But a pleasant young woman came forward to take Bridget's bag. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  12. Then it was her bag! – The Gold Bag by Carolyn Wells
  13. I have the bag right here. – Sunny Boy in the Country by Ramy Allison White
  14. As a matter of fact, if there was no such bag, the chances were that we were all wrong, anyhow. – Sight Unseen by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  15. I watched him go into the hall and take up his bag; then I came back to Jenny. – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  16. The moment I receive proof you have not deceived me, I give you the bag." – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  17. Is your bag empty? – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. You will carry the bag for me, and I will keep you. – The Man-Wolf and Other Tales by Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
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