bag·​ging | \ ˈba-giŋ How to pronounce bagging (audio) \

Definition of bagging

: material (such as cloth) for bags

Examples of bagging in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Only one is rung up, but both are put in the bagging area. Louise Matsakis, Wired, "Walmart Employees Are Out to Show Its Anti-Theft AI Doesn't Work," 29 May 2020 Many readers prefer – and request -- double bagging, even on dry days, because of wetness. oregonlive, "New ban doesn’t apply to biodegradable bags that keep The Oregonian dry for readers," 30 Dec. 2019 The video shows a man walking around a bagging area and attacking the Walmart employee. Dennis Romero, NBC News, "Attack on a Walmart cashier in Florida captured on video," 5 Oct. 2019 Keg wine has a stigma to overcome: the kegging or bagging of wine has long been synonymous with large industrial estates selling their run-off plonk as a cheap addendum. Jordan Michelman,, "Forget bottles, cans and boxes: Kegged wine is what's next," 21 June 2019 So a drive system is a must when mulching and bagging leaves. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "How to Mulch Leaves With a Lawn Mower," 20 Sep. 2018 This is to say nothing of uphill mowing and bagging. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, "How to Mulch Leaves With a Lawn Mower," 20 Sep. 2018 More immediately, principal photography began on Bagboy, a movie about the world of competitive grocery bagging that the company bragged had Farrelly brothers involvement. Benjamin Wallace, HWD, "Can Anyone Repair National Lampoon’s Devastated Brand?," 1 May 2017 Some examples of greedy hunters whose double bagging attempts were thwarted recently include: On Oct. 2 at about 6 p.m., a Frio County game warden observed several trucks parked near a fence line that bordered a pasture. Community Report, Houston Chronicle, "Game warden field notes," 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of bagging

1732, in the meaning defined above

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8 Jun 2020

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“Bagging.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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