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satchel

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noun satch·el \ˈsa-chəl\

Simple Definition of satchel

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

Full Definition of satchel

  1. :  a small bag often with a shoulder strap

satch·el·ful play \-ˌfu̇l\ 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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