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schoolbag

[skool-bag]
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noun
  1. a bag used for carrying books, school supplies, etc.
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Origin of schoolbag

First recorded in 1890–95; school1 + bag
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Historical Examples

  • 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