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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 U.S. in the 19th century

1829

First Known Use of carpetbag

1829


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carpetbag

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adjective car·pet·bag \-ˌba-giŋ\
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carpetbagging

Definition of carpetbag

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

1870

First Known Use of carpetbag

1870

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