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BAG

1. To swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags from containing morbid matter. 2. To swell with arrogance. 3. To become pregnant. 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 another stuff; 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. 4. The quantity of game bagged. 5. A determined quantity of a products, 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 luggage, all that belongs to one. To give one the bag, to disappoint him. Origin: OE. Bagge; cf. Icel. Baggi, and also OF. Bague, bundle, LL. Baga. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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