from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Material used for making bags.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A method of reaping corn or pulse by chopping it with a hook.
  • noun The act of putting into bags.
  • noun Filtration through canvas bags.
  • noun Any coarse woven fabric of hemp, etc., out of which bags are made, or which is used for covering cotton-bales and for similar purposes.
  • noun In the northern counties of England, food eaten between regular meals; now, especially in Lancashire, an afternoon meal, “afternoon tea” in a substantial form.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Cloth or other material for bags.
  • noun The act of putting anything into, or as into, a bag.
  • noun The act of swelling; swelling.
  • noun engraving Reaping peas, beans, wheat, etc., with a chopping stroke.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of bag.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun coarse fabric used for bags or sacks


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