satchel

[ sach-uh l ]
/ ˈsætʃ əl /

noun

a small bag, sometimes with a shoulder strap.

Nearby words

  1. satanism,
  2. satanist,
  3. satanophobia,
  4. satay,
  5. satb,
  6. satcom,
  7. sate,
  8. sated,
  9. sateen,
  10. satellite

Origin of satchel

1300–50; Middle English sachel < Old French < Latin saccellus, double diminutive of saccus sack1; see -elle

Related formssatch·eled, adjectiveun·satch·eled, adjective

Paige

[ peyj ]
/ peɪdʒ /

noun

Leroy RobertSatchel, 1906–82, U.S. baseball player.
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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 Formssatchelled, 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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Word Origin and History for satchel
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