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gamebag

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gamebag a canvas or leather bag for carrying game (especially birds) killed by a hunter
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gamebag A bag for holding the game killed by a sportsman.
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Usage

In literature:

Above the fireplace were two guns and two gamebags.
"The Village Rector" by Honore de Balzac
Picking me up he ran toward his father, who was coming back from the neighboring swamp with his loaded gamebag.
"Dickey Downy" by Virginia Sharpe Patterson
Our chief concern was, having lost our guns and gamebags.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
He examines his bullet-pouch and gamebag.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
When Shirley Roseleaf left the hotel that morning he carried a fishing rod, a rifle, a gamebag and other acoutrements of the sportsman.
"A Black Adonis" by Linn Boyd Porter
The eagle, luckily unhurt, was rewarded with a small pigeon from my gamebag.
"The Swiss Family Robinson" by Jean Rudolph Wyss
The supper was often furnished from the ladies' kitchens and the gentlemen's gamebags, and was a tempting one.
"The Colonial Cavalier" by Maud Wilder Goodwin
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