from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bag in which physicians traditionally carry instruments and a stock of drugs, as on a house call.
- n. A physician's stock of drugs.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of black-bag.
- n. A black plastic sack produced for the disposal of household waste.
- n. The pouch or case traditionally carried by medical doctors, especially when making house calls, and containing medical instruments and supplies.
- n. A pouch or case containing burglary tools.
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I was ready to toss the dried-up pot of flowers, container and all, into the large black bag along with the other discards of candy wrappers and half-completed coloring-book pages.
J.B. considered a moment, and then nodded to the other civilian, a stout little greybeard with a black bag who signed to Jerry to bring the lantern, and knelt down by Watson, fumbling for his pulse.
They carried a can of black paint, but also a black bag with black bread and black silk cloth, and a Black Pete doll, and the children wore black-face as they chewed on black licorice sticks.
Lacklander’s son, Dr. Mark, would be shown with his black bag in his hand and a stork, perhaps, quaintly flying overhead.