from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Material used for making bags.

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  • v. Present participle of bag.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of putting into bags.
  • n. Filtration through canvas bags.
  • n. 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.
  • n. In the northern counties of England, food eaten between regular meals; now, especially in Lancashire, an afternoon meal, “afternoon tea” in a substantial form.
  • n. A method of reaping corn or pulse by chopping it with a hook.

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

  • n. coarse fabric used for bags or sacks


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