What does duffel bag mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

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

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


  1. duffel bag(Noun)

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


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of duffel bag in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of duffel bag in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jonathan Skolnik:

    It turns out it wasn’t a duffel bag. We could smell it and it was a pig on a leash.

  2. Chuck Hagel:

    If anybody would have told Sergeant Hagel walking off that plane with my duffel bag where I'd be 46 years down the road, that would have been pretty hard for me to believe it, i mean, the privileges I've had have just been tremendous.

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  • вещмешок, мешокRussian

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