game bag


Definition of game bag

: a pouch usually equipped with straps for wearing on the back and used especially by bird hunters for carrying their take

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First Known Use of game bag

1763, in the meaning defined above

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“Game bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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