kit bag

or kit·bag


a small bag or knapsack, as for a soldier.

Origin of kit bag

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for kit bag

Historical Examples of kit bag

  • He nodded reassuringly to the inspector and placed his kit-bag on the floor.

    The Grell Mystery

    Frank Froest

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

    With the Colors

    Everard Jack Appleton

  • Then he packed a kit-bag and, having smoked a cigarette, went to bed.

    The Ghost Girl

    H. De Vere Stacpoole

  • He had some cakes of plug in his kit-bag, which he would prefer to see me smoke.

  • There was no sense in opening them, for his kit-bag provided all he needed for the night.

    Full-Back Foster

    Ralph Henry Barbour