Definition of Shoulder bag

1. Noun. A large handbag that can be carried by a strap looped over the shoulder.

Generic synonyms: Bag, Handbag, Pocketbook, Purse

Definition of Shoulder bag

1. Noun. Any bag with a single strap designed to be carried on the shoulder. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoulder Bag

should of
shoulder-girdle syndrome
shoulder-hand syndrome
shoulder angel
shoulder angels
shoulder arms
shoulder bag (current term)
shoulder bags
shoulder blade
shoulder blades
shoulder board
shoulder bone
shoulder bursitis
shoulder check
shoulder devil
shoulder devils
shoulder dislocation
shoulder flash
shoulder fractures
shoulder girdle
shoulder girdles

Literary usage of Shoulder bag

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Germ Warfareby John Lonergan by John Lonergan (2001)
"He screwed the cap back on the thermos bottle, then gingerly placed it back in his shoulder bag. He put the rack back into the compartment and closed the ..."

2. WMD Machete by Mark Plimsoll (2006)
"He opened his large leather shoulder bag and produced a business card that proclaimed ... He rummages in his shoulder bag and shows me a number of impromptu ..."

3. A Report on the Expedition to Western Yunan Viâ Bhamô by John Anderson (1871)
"... artificially sharpened at the point, is usually found attached to the shoulder-bag, and is used as a borer, while its base may be bound with brass, ..."

4. Seeding and Planting: A Manual for the Guidance of Forestry Students by James William Toumey (1916)
"As each planter carries his own trees in a shoulder bag, there is no lost motion in setting down or picking up pails or baskets. ..."

5. The Black Bear by William Henry Wright (1910)
"Another time I found one sitting under a canvas shoulder bag that I had hung on the branch of a tree, hitting it first with one paw and then with another as ..."

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