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Definition of duffel bag noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    duffel bag

     noun
    (also duffle bag) noun
    BrE BrE//ˈdʌfl bæɡ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌfl bæɡ//
     
     
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  1. 1a bag made out of cloth, shaped like a tube and closed by a string around the top. It is usually carried over the shoulder.
  2. 2(North American English) (British English holdall) a large bag made of strong cloth or soft leather, used when you are travelling for carrying clothes, etc.
  3. Word Origin early 20th cent. (originally US): from duffel ‘sporting or camping equipment’, originally denoting a bag for equipment.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: duffel bag

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