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  • n. A bag whose contents are unknown.
  • n. A surprise package randomly picked, a lucky dip.
  • n. A non-specific mixed lot of a product at the supplier's choice.
  • n. A sausage.
  • n. A pie.


From mystery + bag. (Wiktionary)
From 19thC British Rhyming slang for snag ("sausage"), influenced by sense “bag whose contents are unknown”. (Wiktionary)


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