verb (used without object), car·pet·bagged, car·pet·bag·ging.
Examples from the Web for carpetbag
A traveller got out with his carpetbag in his hand, and was shown into the sanded parlour.My Novel, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
And before a hand could be raised to prevent him, he had emptied the contents of the carpetbag upon the table.The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales|Bret Harte
In one hour from that time they had packed a box and a carpetbag, and were on their way to a railway station.Put Yourself in His Place|Charles Reade
We'll be likely to need thread, buttons, and some patches for our clothes, though I've got a supply in my carpetbag.Klondike Nuggets|E. S. Ellis
When the boy got through, he cast a speculative glance at the carpetbag.Brave and Bold|Horatio Alger