Definition of satchel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsætʃəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsætʃəl//
School life
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a bag with a long strap, that you hang over your shoulder or wear on your back, used especially for carrying school books See related entries: School life Word OriginMiddle English: from Old French sachel, from Latin saccellus ‘small bag’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: satchel