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nose bag

  1. feed bag(def 1).
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Origin of nose bag

First recorded in 1790–1800
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Examples from the Web for nose bag

Historical Examples of nose bag

  • You take all the corn you can get and put it in your nose-bag.

    Aladdin of London

    Sir Max Pemberton

  • To put on the nose-bag is to eat hurriedly, or to eat while continuing at work.

    The Slang Dictionary

    John Camden Hotten

  • He could talk the bottom out of a nose-bag, or put a clock to sleep.

  • He took a nose-bag from the wagon and hung it over the brown horse's head.

  • Put that in your—well, not exactly pipe and smoke it—say nose-bag and smell it!