Bag and baggage
Bag Bag (b[a^]g), n. [OE. bagge; cf. Icel. baggi, and also OF. bague, bundle, LL. baga.] 1. A sack or pouch, used for holding anything; as, a bag of meal or of money. [1913 Webster]

2. A sac, or dependent gland, in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance; as, the bag of poison in the mouth of some serpents; the bag of a cow. [1913 Webster]

3. A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

4. The quantity of game bagged. [1913 Webster]

5. (Com.) A certain quantity of a commodity, such as it is customary to carry to market in a sack; as, a bag of pepper or hops; a bag of coffee. [1913 Webster]

{Bag and baggage}, all that belongs to one.

{To give one the bag}, to disappoint him. [Obs.] --Bunyan. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bag and baggage — {adv.}, {informal} With all your clothes and other personal belongings, especially movable possessions; completely. * /If they don t pay their hotel bill they will be put out bag and baggage./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • bag and baggage — means all your possessions, especially if you are moving them or leaving a place …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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  • bag and baggage — 1. noun All ones possessions 2. adverb With all ones possessions …   Wiktionary

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