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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

duf′fel bag`(n.)

  1. a large, cylindrical bag, esp. of canvas, for personal belongings, orginally used by military personnel.

Origin of duffel bag:

1915–20, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. duffel bag, duffle bag, duffel, duffle(noun)

    a large cylindrical bag of heavy cloth; for carrying personal belongings

Wiktionary

  1. duffel bag(Noun)

    A large, cylindrical, duffle cloth bag used to carry personal gear, especially by soldiers.

Freebase

  1. Duffel bag

    A duffel bag is a large cylindrical bag made of cloth with a drawstring closure at the top. The name comes from Duffel, a town in Belgium where the thick cloth used to make the bag originated. More recently, a duffel bag typically refers to the specific style of bag, though the phrase may also be used to refer to any large generic holdall or a bag made of thick fabric. It is often used to carry luggage or sports equipment by people who travel in the outdoors. Duffel bags are also often used by military personnel. When used by sailors or marines they are sometimes called seabags or ditty bags.


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duffel bag

a large bag with a round bottom, straight sides and drawstring.

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