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  • n  a flexible container with a single opening
    he stuffed his laundry into a large bag
  • n  the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)
    his bag included two deer
  • n  a place that the runner must touch before scoring
    he scrambled to get back to the bag
  • n  a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    she reached into her bag and found a comb
  • n  the quantity that a bag will hold
    he ate a large bag of popcorn
  • n  a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
    he carried his small bag onto the plane with him
  • n  an ugly or ill-tempered woman
    he was romancing the old bag for her money
  • n  mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)
  • n  an activity that you like or at which you are superior
    his bag now is learning to play golf
  • v  capture or kill, as in hunting
    bag a few pheasants
  • v  hang loosely, like an empty bag
  • v  bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge
  • v  take unlawfully
  • v  put into a bag
    The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries

  • Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the recreation room, that ubiquitous piece of 1970s furniture the beanbag chair reappears on the scene.
  • The Wine Skin is not technically a gadgetunless you consider a bag a gadgetbut it is the most useful bag any plonk-mad traveler can have.
  • The plastic bags you bring home from the supermarket probably end up in a landfill.
News & Articles

  • Texas teacher finds bag, returns more than $200K
    An unemployed teacher who thought a bag on a road carried a dirty diaper found more than $200,000 and returned the cash to a bank. The Eagle (http://bit.ly/1bVj7OR ) newspaper reported Wednesday that Chase ...
    June 19, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Backdoor Bag Sale coming to Columbia Falls
    The non-profit group is hosting a Backdoor Bag Sale next week where folks can fill an entire grocery bag with books, videos, and C.D.'s for only $3.
    June 19, 2013 - KAJ Flathead
  • Teacher finds bag, returns more than $20K in College Station
    An unemployed teacher who thought a bag on a road carried a dirty diaper found more than $20,000 and returned the cash to a bank
    June 19, 2013 - ABC 13 Houston
Quotes

  • Phil Mickelson in New York Times
    After seeing Steve Williams's comments, all I could think of was how lucky I am to have a class act like Bones on my bag and representing me,Mickelson said in a statement.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in U.S. News & World Report
    Eleanor Roosevelt famously said, "A woman is like a tea bag-you never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water."
  • Hilary Benn in AFP
    This is a great achievement by the seven supermarkets and their customers and it shows that by working together, we really can change our bag habits,Environment Secretary Hilary Benn said.

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