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  • noun Plural form of workbag.

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Examples

  • I wish you would send me an old aunt — a maiden aunt — an aunt with a lozenge on her carriage, and a front of light coffee-coloured hair — how my children should work workbags for her, and my Julia and I would make her comfortable!

    Vanity Fair

  • The aunt was as tiresome as ever; more tiresome, because anxiety for her health was now added to admiration of her powers; and they had to listen to the description of exactly how little bread and butter she ate for breakfast, and how small a slice of mutton for dinner, as well as to see exhibitions of new caps and new workbags for her mother and herself; and Jane's offences rose again.

    Emma

  • I wish you would send me an old aunt—a maiden aunt—an aunt with a lozenge on her carriage, and a front of light coffee-coloured hair—how my children should work workbags for her, and my Julia and I would make her comfortable!

    IX. Family Portraits

  • As soon as all had ate, and the elder ones paid, the carriage was ordered; and, after some contrivance, the whole party, with all their boxes, workbags, and parcels, and the unwelcome addition of Kitty’s and Lydia’s purchases, were seated in it.

    Chapter XXXIX

  • Yet, to see her with it, one would think she had always carried silk workbags, scented with lavender.

    The Tangled Threads

  • As soon as all had ate, and the elder ones paid, the carriage was ordered; and, after some contrivance, the whole party, with all their boxes, workbags, and parcels, and the unwelcome addition of Kitty's and Lydia's purchases, were seated in it.

    Pride and Prejudice

  • As soon as all had ate, and the elder ones paid, the carriage was ordered; and, after some contrivance, the whole party, with all their boxes, workbags, and parcels, and the unwelcome addition of Kitty's and Lydia's purchases, were seated in it.

    Pride and Prejudice

  • I wish you would send me an old aunt -- a maiden aunt -- an aunt with a lozenge on her carriage, and a front of light coffee-coloured hair -- how my children should work workbags for her, and my Julia and I would make her comfortable!

    Vanity Fair

  • In the camp were several spears, or rather lances, as they were much too ponderous to be thrown by the arm; these were jagged: there were also some elamongs (shields), clubs, chisels, and several workbags filled with every thing necessary for the toilet of a native belle; namely, paint and feathers, necklaces of teeth, and nets for the head, with thread formed of the sinews of the opossum's tail for making their cloaks.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • Fanny C's. screens can be done nothing with, but there are parts of workbags in the parcel, very important in their way.

    Jane Austen's Letters To Her Sister Cassandra and Others

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