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schoolbag

[ skool-bag ]
/ ˈskulˌbæg /
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noun

a bag used for carrying books, school supplies, etc.

Nearby words

school welfare officer, school without walls, school year, school-book, school-leaver, schoolbag, schoolbook, schoolboy, schoolchild, schoolcraft, schoolcraft, henry rowe

Origin of schoolbag

First recorded in 1890–95; school1 + bag
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Examples from the Web for schoolbag

  • She was carrying a schoolbag, bulging with hastily packed belongings.

    Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany|Edward Lyell Fox
  • Kurt was standing at the hawthorn hedge in front of the garden with his schoolbag still slung around him.

    Maezli|Johanna Spyri