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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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).

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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Tarzan pushed Numa forward until his head was almost in the aperture, then as though it were an afterthought, he turned quickly and, taking the machine gun from the parapet, placed it in the bottom of the hole close at hand, after which he turned again to Numa, and with his knife quickly cut the garters that held the bags upon his front paws.
Then Tarzan cut the bags from the great hind feet, placed his shoulder and his knife point against Numa's seat, dug his toes into the loose earth that had been broken up by the explosion of the bomb, and shoved.
Magnus to make himself acquainted with the whole of the personal history of his fellow- travellers, and his loudly-expressed anxiety at every stage, respecting the safety and well-being of the two bags, the leather hat-box, and the brown-paper parcel.
I guess you'll be glad to git out of this, with all them mail bags jamming round you."
'If we can keep a mobile phone in our hands, why not a small fabric bag while shopping,' she asked.
The bag's heyday as the It-bag of the moment may have passed, but it's still a desirable option.
As a step towards curbing plastic pollution, State Minister for Climate Change Zartaj Gul has announced a blanket ban on the sale and purchase of polythene shopping bags in different cities of Pakistan effective August 14 onwards.
Summary: Carrier bags are shopping bags often made of paper and have handles attached to them.
PS19.99, New Look ACCESSORIZE STRAW EFFECT BASKET TOTE BAG: Complete your casual look with this bag featuring a contrasting tassel detail.
'I am using the bag to keep my small daily needs neat.