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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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A couple of years ago we found a bag of bones off Abu Dhabi and contacted the CID who investigated but we never heard any more about it.
POLICE confirmed last night that a bag of bones that was discovered at a building site belonged to an animal and not a human.
Bag Of Bones is the band's fourth album since reforming more than a decade ago and it's only now that long overdue credibility and critical acclaim is coming their way.
The Co Meath star, 58, plays a writer grappling with grief in author Stephen King's Bag Of Bones, which is being screened in the US tomorrow and Monday.
They found 14 sheep carcasses, six skeletons and a bag of bones.
Teesside Coroner's Court heard John Bashford, a fellow resident at the hostel and his partner and chef at the hostel Lisa Robinson from The Vale, Grove Hill, describe how Mr West smoked and drank cider to excess, while eating little or no food, leaving him like "a bag of bones.
So the rescue team can work out what time your fragile bag of bones imploded, of course.
A workman found a bag of bones as he was clearing an area of the M5 slip road at junction 14, north of Bristol.
I was looking at pictures of her and she looks like a bag of bones.
I will have done all this and much more in order to deliver to you, dear reader, the essence, the core, the man behind the man behind the curtain, the shriveled little homunculus piloting with mischievous glee screenwriter Charlie Kaufman's fat, balding, shamefully inadequate body--that bad marionette, that leaking bag of bones and flesh who once wrote something hailed as "startlingly original" (1999's Being John Malkovich) but whose cremaster has apparently reeled his creative balls so far into his body cavity that he is, pre sently, choking on them.
Dr Brendler is still only a bag of bones and there should be a lot of improvement to come.