ditty bag

noun

Definition of ditty bag

: a bag used especially by sailors to hold small articles (such as needles and thread)

First Known Use of ditty bag

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ditty bag

origin unknown

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The first known use of ditty bag was circa 1860

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“Ditty bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ditty%20bag. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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