noun \ˈsa-chəl\

: a small bag that is carried over your shoulder and that is used for carrying clothes, books, etc.

Full Definition of SATCHEL

:  a small bag often with a shoulder strap
satch·el·ful \-ˌfl\ noun

Origin of SATCHEL

Middle English sachel, from Anglo-French sachel, sacel, from Late Latin saccellum, diminutive of Latin sacculus, diminutive of saccus bag — more at sack
First Known Use: 14th century


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