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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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But while some players are a bag of nerves when they take to a massive international stage, the former Newsome Panthers j u n i o r h a s admitted he felt no nerves whatsoever when he took to the field to f a c e t h e for midab l e Kangaroos for the biggest of Test debuts.
I was a bag of nerves all day, in the first session I was all over the place," admitted Higgins.
I was a bag of nerves and there were some crazy thoughts in my head.
The Barrow-based prospect admits he'll be a bag of nerves in the hours leading up to the event - the biggest of his career so far.
I was a bag of nerves at the start," admitted Welding, who had to come through a 150-man scramble in Hull to book his place at the pounds 500,000 Essex extravaganza.
Scott, who plays Kenzie, was a bag of nerves in run-up to the performance.
Young Romainisalongside Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer in the marquee threeball and likely to be a bag of nerves in frontoftheParisianhordes.
My taxi is also my family car so when I have to leave the house to pick my partner up from work I also have to take my two young kids with me and I'm a bag of nerves.
Before live shows I'm a bag of nerves and I go pale, in spite of the fake tan.
CAGED BEAST: Etim The mil-mannered Muay Thai and Jui Jitsu specialist is one of the nicest but quietest men you would ever meet outside of the gym and stick a dictaphone under his nose and he's a bag of nerves.
I'm scared of the police now - I'm like a bag of nerves.
In the third session I had no nerves at all, but today I was a bag of nerves.