A flexible container with an opening at the top, used for carrying things
One’s particular interest or taste
Be left with an unwelcome responsibility, typically without warning
he carried a bag filled with sandwiches
A sexually promiscuous woman; = hosebag.
A bag packed with essential items, kept ready for use in the event of an emergency evacuation of one’s home
A (typically young) male assistant who carries a bag or bags for someone; (now especially) an assistant in a supermarket or other shop who helps customers to pack and carry their purchases.
The pocket of a bag-net.
A bag containing oil or for containing oil; (Nautical) a bag used to drip oil on to the sea to calm the waves. Also (formerly): †a bag to contain a substance from which oil is to be expressed (obsolete).
A bag used as a container for clothes pegs.
A red brief-bag, traditionally presented by a senior counsel to a junior barrister for a significant contribution to a case.
A large, strong plastic bag used as a container for household rubbish
Trademark for growbag.
A bag filled with ice and applied to the body to reduce swelling or lower temperature
A limit imposed on the number of birds, fish, or other game which may be shot or caught in a given period by an individual or group.
Originally and chiefly US. A woman who collects or distributes the proceeds of illicit activities; a woman who organizes bribes for the police, civil authorities, etc.
A bag for bullets or other ammunition. Now historical.
A small bag incorporated in or designed to be attached to a belt.
= bivouac bag.
Designating a covert intelligence operation carried out especially by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, involving illegal entry into premises; especially in black bag job.
A barrister's (originally a solicitor's) brief bag made of blue fabric, now typically carried by a junior barrister.
The cloth flap attached to a busby, the colour of which (in the British army) indicates the regiment to which a soldier belongs.
A bag filled with earth, used especially in the construction of fortifications or dwellings.
A bag for carrying articles, fixed within the frame of a bicycle.
A brief-bag made of green material, formerly used by barristers and lawyers. Now historical.
= piping bag.
= bag limit.
The udder of an animal (now rare).
A bag for holding money. Also in plural (humorous): wealth.
A moss-packed carrier used by Canadian Indians for protecting and transporting an infant.
The pouch or gland which produces musk in the male musk deer and other animals.
A travelling bag used to carry things needed for the night.
A knapsack of sealskin, burlap, or canvas, used to carry supplies when hunting, sealing, etc.
A small bag of gifts given to those who attend a (children's) party to take away; also in extended use.
A bag holding a peck of something.
A style of woman's handbag having side handles and outside pockets.
An office of the common-law jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery, dealing with suits for and against the Lord Chancellor's staff, and with minor process and proceedings by recognizances, scire facias, or writs of extent on statutes, or to repeal letters patent, etc. Frequently attributive.
A bag for holding pieces of cloth.
A bag in which pills are carried.
The bag of a set of bagpipes, used as a reservoir for air.
A small bag, now especially a paper bag for holding sweets.
A small bag used to contain money; a handbag, especially one with a purse incorporated.
A bag for collecting or storing rainwater.
= piping bag.
A sac or pouch possessed by some animals, containing an odorous substance which is typically released during courtship or in self-defence; a scent gland.
= sports bag.
A bag used to carry stolen goods or loot.
A homeless woman who carries her possessions around in shopping bags
Variant of brown-bag lunch.