kit bag

or kitbag

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  1. a small bag or knapsack, as for a soldier.

Origin of kit bag

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words Nearby kit bag Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use kit bag in a sentence

  • The unit’s small enough to toss into your kit bag or backpack, making it perfect for broadcasting from vacation destinations or while on tour.

  • But now, with his gun and his kit-bag,He's answered the call, bless his heart!

    With the Colors | Everard Jack Appleton
  • The food Katy had fixed was wonderful, though rather squashed on account of all the costumes being on top of it in the kit-bag.

    Us and the Bottleman | Edith Ballinger Price
  • Jerry and I gathered up the kit-bag and the jersey and what was left of the skirt and followed along.

    Us and the Bottleman | Edith Ballinger Price
  • Before he went to bed that night he packed the kit-bag that had accompanied him in most of his wanderings all over the globe.

    The Grell Mystery | Frank Froest

British Dictionary definitions for kitbag


/ (ˈkɪtˌbæɡ) /

  1. a canvas or other bag for a serviceman's kit

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