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bag

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).

bag

[bag]
(engineering)
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.
References in classic literature ?
Grandmother swung the bag of potatoes over her shoulder and went down the path, leaning forward a little.
Here the policeman found another empty bag like that which was found full of oats in the boy's basket.
I got my bag as I went a-groping through the hall, and in about a minute I was out the back way and stretching up the river road at a five-mile gait.
This view of Marner's personality was not without another ground than his pale face and unexampled eyes; for Jem Rodney, the mole-catcher, averred that one evening as he was returning homeward, he saw Silas Marner leaning against a stile with a heavy bag on his back, instead of resting the bag on the stile as a man in his senses would have done; and that, on coming up to him, he saw that Marner's eyes were set like a dead man's, and he spoke to him, and shook him, and his limbs were stiff, and his hands clutched the bag as if they'd been made of iron; but just as he had made up his mind that the weaver was dead, he came all right again, like, as you might say, in the winking of an eye, and said "Good-night", and walked off.
Then the Doctor tripped over his medicine- bag and fell down in the mud, and the Captain thought he would surely catch him this time.
I will do so,'' said Gurth, taking the bag under his cloak, and leaving the apartment; ``and it will go hard,'' he muttered, ``but I content him with one-half of his own asking.
My mother pulled it up with impatience, and there lay before us, the last things in the chest, a bundle tied up in oilcloth, and looking like papers, and a canvas bag that gave forth, at a touch, the jingle of gold.
So it was to take my bag that you asked me to release you
The Herd-boy returned to his sheep, and took off the invisible belt which he hid carefully in his bag.
Before going to sleep he was sufficiently wide awake to put a paper bag over his head to keep off the flies.
About his neck hung a stout, bulging bag, which was buckled by a good piece of leather thong.
Passepartout nearly dropped the bag, as if the twenty thousand pounds were in gold, and weighed him down.