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Carpetbag   Listen
noun
Carpetbag  n.  A portable bag for travelers; so called because originally made of carpet.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Carpetbag" Quotes from Famous Books



... known character of Mr. Woolsworthy, of Oxney Colne. He was the antiquarian of Dartmoor. That was his line of life. It was in that capacity that he was known to the Devonshire world; it was as such that he journeyed about with his humble carpetbag, staying away from his parsonage a night or two at a time; it was in that character that he received now and again stray visitors in the single spare bedroom—not friends asked to see him and his girl because of their friendship—but ...
— Victorian Short Stories • Various



Words linked to "Carpetbag" :   expedient, traveling bag, suitcase, travelling bag, carpetbagger, bag



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