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kitbag

Line breaks: kit¦bag
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪtbaɡ
 
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Definition of kitbag in English:

noun

A long, cylindrical canvas bag, used especially for carrying a soldier’s clothes and personal possessions.
Example sentences
  • One boy, carrying a kitbag over his shoulder in true military style, kept humming to himself as he marched along.
  • All of us scheduled for that flight ate a hearty breakfast that morning, then carried our packed kitbags to the front of the hotel.
  • According to this view, international law is but one tool in the diplomatic kitbag that can be utilized to justify politically motivated actions.

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