shoulder bag

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Origin of shoulder bag

First recorded in 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for shoulder bag

handbag, hobo, pocketbook, purse, sling, tote, reticule

Examples from the Web for shoulder bag

Historical Examples of shoulder bag

  • I like to keep a couple handsful of rocks in my shoulder-bag, just in case.

    Little Brother

    Cory Doctorow

  • He packed a shoulder-bag, took a couple more painkillers, and walked out into the living room.


    Cory Doctorow

  • While I was engaged in doing so he opened my shoulder-bag and eyed its contents curiously.

    Six Months at the Cape

    R.M. Ballantyne