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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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Jess Kitchener, 17, is determined to live life to | the full and wears trendy clothes which reveal her ileostomy bag, which she had fitted after being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis aged 10
Following two years of constant treatment and hospitalisation, Chris now lives with an ileostomy bag after an operation which removed metres of his ulcerated and inflamed bowel.
March 2008: Family meet with surgeon Mark Mercer Jones to discuss to get the ileostomy bag reversed and repair a hernia.
I remember one time when changed her ileostomy bag, her facial expression told me that she was in great pain, especially when I touched her raw skin.
Since the operation, Robert has had to wear an ileostomy bag which filters his body's waste products in the place of his colon.
I WAS delighted to read your story about Danielle Bradford who went public about having an ileostomy bag.
MUM Samantha Tuson found life unbearable when she was first fitted with a ileostomy bag.
Ross had to undergo a total colectomy and now uses an ileostomy bag is part of his everyday life.