satchel

[ sach-uhl ]
/ ˈsætʃ əl /

noun

a small bag, sometimes with a shoulder strap.

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Origin of satchel

1300–50; Middle English sachel<Old French <Latin saccellus, double diminutive of saccussack1; see -elle

OTHER WORDS FROM satchel

satcheled, adjectiveun·satch·eled, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for satchel

satchel
/ (ˈsætʃəl) /

noun

a rectangular bag, usually made of leather or cloth and provided with a shoulder strap, used for carrying books, esp school books

Derived forms of satchel

satchelled, adjective

Word Origin for satchel

C14: from Old French sachel a little bag, from Late Latin saccellus, from Latin saccus sack 1
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