Definitions for: Bag


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



Webster (1913) Definition: Bag, n. [OE. bagge; cf. Icel. baggi, and also OF. bague,
bundle, LL. baga.]
1. A sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of
meal or of money.

2. 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.

3. A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair
behind, by way of ornament. [Obs.]

4. The quantity of game bagged.

5. (Com.) 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.

Bag and baggage, all that belongs to one.

To give one the bag, to disappoint him. [Obs.] --Bunyan.


Bag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bagged(?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Bagging]
1. To put into a bag; as, to bag hops.

2. To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag
game.

3. To furnish or load with a bag or with a well filled bag.

A bee bagged with his honeyed venom. --Dryden.


Bag, v. i.
1. To swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags
from containing morbid matter.

2. To swell with arrogance. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

3. To become pregnant. [Obs.] --Warner. (Alb. Eng. ).

Synonyms: bagful, base, bulge, cup of tea, dish, grip, handbag, old bag, pocket, pocketbook, suitcase, traveling bag, udder

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