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carpetbag

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noun car·pet·bag \-ˌbag\

Definition of carpetbag

  1. :  a traveler's bag made of carpet and widely used in the United States in the 19th century



1829

First Known Use of carpetbag

1829


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carpetbag

adjective car·pet·bag \-ˌba-giŋ\

Definition of carpetbag

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of carpetbaggers <a carpetbag government>



1870

First Known Use of carpetbag

1870

Variants of carpetbag

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carpetbagging

play \-ˌba-giŋ\

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