noun, plural bag·men [bag-men for 1; bag-muh n for 2, 3] /ˈbægˌmɛn for 1; ˈbæg mən for 2, 3/.
- bagley, william chandler,
- bagna cauda,
- bagnold, enid
Origin of bagman
Examples from the Web for bagman
About twa or three years syne, there used to come about this house o' mine a wee bit whupper-snapper body o' an English bagman.
"D—— the luck," says Brown the bagman, who has been backing his lordship with five-franc pieces.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
The bagman told the steward that he could not compliment him on the quality of his liquor, but the steward said nothing.While the Billy Boils|Henry Lawson
To be a bagman is to be humble, but not of necessity vulgar.The Fitz-Boodle Papers|William Makepeace Thackeray
Is there anything in it beyond what the bagman's talk and Uncle Henry's disappearance could have suggested?A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James