Definition of satchel
: a small bag often with a shoulder strap
satchelfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
Origin and Etymology 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
SATCHEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of satchel for English Language Learners
: a small bag that is carried over your shoulder and that is used for carrying clothes, books, etc.
SATCHEL Defined for Kids
Definition of satchel for Students
: a small bag (as for carrying clothes or books) that often has a shoulder strap
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