from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bag in which to carry pebbles for use in the sport of pecking.
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Each of the others carries a pecking-bag, and East his hatchet.
He has taken the leadership already, and strides away in front with his climbing-irons strapped under one arm, his pecking-bag under the other, and his pockets and hat full of pill-boxes, cotton-wool, and other etceteras.