tucker-bag
noun Date: 1885 chiefly Australian a bag used especially by travelers in the bush to hold food

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  • tucker-bag — noun a bag used for carrying food the swagman filled his tuckerbag • Regions: ↑Australia, ↑Commonwealth of Australia • Hypernyms: ↑bag * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun chiefly Australia : a ba …   Useful english dictionary

  • tucker-bag — /tuk euhr bag /, n. Australian. a bag used to carry food. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • tucker-bag — tuck′er bag n. australian brit. a bag used to carry food • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

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  • tucker-bag — Australian Slang food bag …   English dialects glossary

  • Tucker — n. & v. n. 1 a person or thing that tucks. 2 hist. a piece of lace or linen etc. in or on a woman s bodice. 3 Austral. colloq. food. v.tr. (esp. in passive; often foll. by out) US colloq. tire, exhaust. Phrases and idioms: best bib and tucker see …   Useful english dictionary

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