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book bag

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Definition of book bag in English:

noun

A bag of a type used to carry books: more than 350 children were given free school supplies and book bags
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  • Jessie walked down the street, her book bag hanging on her shoulder.
  • We pulled over on the side of the road and I pulled my laptop out of my book bag.
  • Once you pack your children's book bags at night, place them in a convenient location so they're within arm's reach as you head out the door in the morning.

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