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red bag

(in Britain) a fabric bag for a barrister's robes, presented by a Queen's Counsel to a junior in appreciation of good work in a case See also blue bag
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  • You and your red bag are at the bottom of it all I do believe, Jill!

    Jill's Red Bag Amy Le Feuvre
  • David was returning through a pasture one day in which was a furious bull, who seeing old David with his red bag, made at him.

  • The different sands should be placed in bags, the red sand being in a red bag, and so on.

    Water Wizardry Arthur Ainslie
  • The head was shown to the spectators, on both sides of the scaffold, and was then dropped into a red bag.

    Raleigh Edmund Gosse
  • He mounted, and taking only a spear in his hand, dashed off, returning in a few minutes with the red bag and a still redder spear.

    Fire and Sword in the Sudan Rudolf C. Slatin
  • Jill pulled out her red bag which she had stuffed into her pocket, and wildly waved it in the air.

    Jill's Red Bag Amy Le Feuvre
  • I shall throw my red bag in the sea to-morrow, and shall give no more tenths to God.

    Jill's Red Bag Amy Le Feuvre
  • So I thought my red bag would go in beautifully, and then it would really be taken care of by God Himself.

    Jill's Red Bag Amy Le Feuvre
  • But, parson, your words be hot and uncomfortable, and las' night I lay thinkin' o' this here vestry an' Miss Jill's red bag.

    Jill's Red Bag Amy Le Feuvre

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