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Idioms about bag

Origin of bag

First recorded in 1200–50; 1920–25 for def. 31; Middle English bagge, from Old Norse baggi “pack, bundle, bag”

regional variations of bag

1. Although bag and sack are both used everywhere throughout the U.S., the more commonly used word in the North Midland U.S. is bag and in the South Midland is sack.

OTHER WORDS FROM bag

bag·like, adjectiveun·bagged, adjective

Other definitions for bag (2 of 2)

B.Ag.

abbreviation
Bachelor of Agriculture.
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How to use bag in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bag

bag
/ (bæɡ) /

noun
verb bags, bagging or bagged
See also bags

Word Origin for bag

C13: probably from Old Norse baggi; related to Old French bague bundle, pack, Medieval Latin baga chest, sack, Flemish bagge
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Other Idioms and Phrases with bag

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