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bagger

[bag-er]
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noun
  1. a person who packs groceries or other items into bags.
  2. a bag of cloth or plastic attached to a power lawn mower to collect grass as it is cut.
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Origin of bagger

1730–40, for earlier sense; bag + -er1
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Examples from the Web for bagger

Historical Examples

  • He soon showed by knocking a two bagger, but, alas for what followed.

    Batting to Win

    Lester Chadwick

  • A weigher, bagger, and a high loader are usually used with a separator.

  • At any rate Carlburg knocked a dandy two bagger, and Ted Clay, who followed, duplicated the trick.

  • 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

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

    The Rival Pitchers

    Lester Chadwick


Word Origin and History for bagger

n.

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.

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