from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A short presentation or seminar on a given subject, especially one given at lunchtime.
  • v. To carry one's lunch from home, as in a bag, rather than purchase it from a cafeteria or restaurant.


From the brown paper bag traditionally used to carry one's own lunch from home. (Wiktionary)


  • He had a crinkly little brown bag like everyone else, and the scent of sugar wafted behind him.

    Ruby Lu Star of the Star of the Show

  • Seagulls squawked over a greasy brown bag in a trash can, and dappled pigeons waddled along the weathered boardwalk, their scaly pink-red feet churning like so many wind-up toys.

    Courting Trouble


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