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1. any of various measures of quantity, such as a bag containing 1 hundredweight of coal
2. any pouch or sac forming part of the body of an animal, esp the udder of a cow
3. Hunting the quantity of quarry taken in a single hunting trip or by a single hunter

What does it mean when you dream about a bag?

Bags can carry connotations of secrecy, particularly sexual secrets (bags can symbolize wombs). Placing something in a bag or similar receptacle may represent something unpleasant we wish to avoid, so a bag dream could indicate the repression of awareness. Bags can also hold gifts and nourishment (grocery bags), and represent our hopes, wishes and plans. The key to determining which of these meanings apply is the emotional tenor of the dream. (See also Basket, Sack).


A flexible cover used in bag molding.
A container made of paper, plastic, or cloth without rigid walls to transport or store material.

bag, sack

A quantity of portland cement: 94 lb in the United States, 87.5 lb in Canada, 112 lb (50.8 kg) in the United Kingdom, and 50 kg in most countries using the metric system.
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After 61 goalless minutes at Goodison, I was hopeful I would make more than a bag of sand from the night.
Thus I encourage all law-abiding citizens and residents of this country to keep a closed bucket of sand or a bag of sand in your trunks.
The shock factor was raised by the fact that it was the Arsenal team, perhaps England's best passing side, who were played off the park - but while some of the Gunners looked as though they would struggle to trap a bag of sand, those wearing white shirts at the Nou Camp have not instantly become bad players.
Keep a bag of sand, salt or kitty litter in the trunk for traction if your vehicle gets stuck on ice.
A 9-year-old girl said she was punished by being forced to carry around a bag of sand.
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Carry a winter car kit that includes a windshield scraper, flashlight, tow chain or rope, shovel, tire chains, a blanket, a bag of sand or salt, a fluorescent distress flag and an emergency flare in case you are trapped in a winter storm.
Since we clinched the first half of the double there in 1986, it's been an unremitting cavalcade of capitulation that several times has brought me to the brink of sitting at home with my head in a bag of sand rather than subject myself to the humiliation of another Bridge battering.
A gang of men duped an elderly woman into handing over money for what turned out to be a bag of sand.
Some parents will do anything to keep their kids happy ( but for Kevin Aitman and Vince Hedley it meant going the distance with a 24-stone bag of sand on their backs.
Clark was also charged with threatening to discharge a "bomb" that turned out to be a bag of sand.
Store a vehicle safety kit in your trunk with the following emergency equipment: for those traveling in more wintery locations, be sure to have flashlights with extra batteries, a first aid kit, matches, jumper cables, flares, a shovel and snow scraper, a bag of sand, a basic tool kit, a hat, gloves, rain gear and blanket or sleeping bag.