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Jiffy bag

trademark a thickly padded but light envelope in which articles such as books are placed for protection in the post
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jiffy bag

noun phrase

  1. A small canvas or leather bag for carrying toilet articles, etc, while traveling (WWII armed forces)
  2. (also Jiffy, a trademark) A heavy-walled paper bag used for mailing items, esp books (1970+)
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