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[bag-er] /ˈbæg ər/
a person who packs groceries or other items into bags.
a bag of cloth or plastic attached to a power lawn mower to collect grass as it is cut.
Origin of bagger
1730-40, for earlier sense; bag + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The elevator buckets carry the crushed feed back to one of the bins or into the bagger.

    Farm Mechanics Herbert A. Shearer
  • He soon showed by knocking a two bagger, but, alas for what followed.

    Batting to Win Lester Chadwick
  • With the bases full Brown slapped a two bagger to center that cleared the bases, three men galloping over the plate in succession.

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King Lester Chadwick
  • At any rate Carlburg knocked a dandy two bagger, and Ted Clay, who followed, duplicated the trick.

  • The Reds came to bat full of confidence, and the first man up rapped out as pretty a three bagger as had been pulled off that day.

  • The bases were filled, two men knocking a one and two bagger respectively and another getting his walking papers.

    The Rival Pitchers Lester Chadwick
  • A weigher, bagger, and a high loader are usually used with a separator.

    Farm Engines and How to Run Them James H. Stephenson
  • On a clear field it would have been an easy home run, but in accordance with the ground rules it only counted for a two bagger.

    Baseball Joe on the Giants Lester Chadwick
  • After dealing out three more balls, he tossed Dave Dawson an easy one and Dave swatted it for a two bagger.

    Mystery Wings Roy J. Snell
  • Randall could not score in the next inning though Tom knocked a two bagger.

    Batting to Win Lester Chadwick
Word Origin and History for bagger

mid-15c., "retailer in grain" (as a surname from mid-13c., probably "maker of bags"), also, 1740, "miser;" agent noun from bag (v.). Of persons who bag various things for a living, from 19c.; meaning "machine that puts things in bags" is from 1896.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for bagger
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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