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1) Bags. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A slang word for trousers, which are the bags of the body. When the pattern was very staring and "loud," they once were called howling-bags. 1...

2) Barristers' Bags. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...In the Common Law bar, barristers bags are either red or dark blue. Red bags are reserved for Queen s Counsel and sergeants; but a stuff gownsman may carry one "if...

3) Lawyer's Bags. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Some red, some blue. In the Common Law, red bags are reserved for Q.C.'s and Sergeants; but a stuff-gownsman may carry one "if presented with it by a silk." Only...

4) Old Bags. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...John Scott, Lord Eldon; so called from his carrying home with him in different bags the cases still pending his judgment. (1751-1838.) 1...

5) The Fourth Book. VIII. Wherein Is Ended the History of the Curious-Impertinent: and Likewise Recounted the Rough Encounter and Conflict Passed between Don Quixote and Certain Bags of Red Wine. Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de. 1909-14. Don Quixote, Part 1. The Harvard Classics
...hearing of this, if Don Quixote or Don devil have not given some blow to one of the wine-bags that stood filled at his bed s head, and the shed wine must needs be...

6) brown-bag. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: brown-·bagged, brown-·bag·ging, brown-·bags1. To take (lunch) to work, typically in a brown paper bag. 2. To take (liquor) into a public establishment,...

7) 1667. David L Bazelon, Judge, US Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit. Simpson s Contemporary Quotations. 1988
...Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit QUOTATION: In some of our subcultures, paper bags are often used to carry intimate personal belongings. And the sight...

8) Gladstone Bag (A). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A black leather bag of various sizes, all convenient to be hand-carried. These bags have two handles, and are made so as not to touch the ground, like the older carpet...

9) 14. A Working Party. Sassoon, Siegfried. 1918. The Old Huntsman and Other Poems
...his boots; Sometimes he tripped and lurched against the walls With hands that pawed the sodden bags of chalk. He couldn t see the man who walked in front; 5 Only...

10) balloon. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...or with heated air. During flight, altitude may be gained by discarding ballast (e.g., bags of sand) and may be lost by releasing some of the lifting gas from its...

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