For six weeks, an expected crowd of hundreds will get to take their best shot at bagging the beasts.
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In modern parlance, the old judge pulled that saloon next evening, bagging thirty of the nicest young fellows in the community.
Let's begin with Sister Claire in the hope of bagging the whole crowd.
Then the trouble it gives him, and the rules he is compelled to obey in the drying and bagging, and which cause him great expense.
Either the sergeant is in trouble, or else he's bagging a wagonload of game.
Young trees with their throats cut were bandaged up with torn linen and bagging on which German printed words were dimly legible.
While some were sorting, others were bagging and sealing the letters.
In bagging the peanuts, care should be taken to have the sacks well filled.
At last one of my hunters succeeded in bagging a dozen or more quails.
c.1200, bagge, from Old Norse baggi or a similar Scandinavian source; not found in other Germanic languages, perhaps ultimately of Celtic origin. Disparaging slang for "woman" dates from 1924 (though various specialized senses of this are much older). Meaning "person's area of interest or expertise" is 1964, from Black English slang, from jazz sense of "category," probably via notion of putting something in a bag.
To be left holding the bag (and presumably nothing else), "cheated, swindled" is attested by 1793. Many figurative senses are from the notion of the game bag (late 15c.) into which the product of the hunt was placed; e.g. the verb meaning "to kill game" (1814) and its colloquial extension to "catch, seize, steal" (1818). To let the cat out of the bag "reveal the secret" is from 1760.
An anatomical sac or pouch, such as the udder of a cow.
A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items.
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