- a small bag provided on request by a restaurant for a customer to carry home leftovers of a meal, ostensibly to feed a dog or other pet.
Origin of doggy bag
An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
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- a bag into which leftovers from a meal may be put and taken away, supposedly for the diner's dog