(Bag), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bagged (bagd); p. pr. & vb. n. Bagging]
1. To put into a bag; as, to bag hops.
2. To seize, capture, or entrap; as, to bag an army; to bag game.
3. To furnish or load with a bag or with a well filled bag.
A bee bagged with his honeyed venom.
(Bag), v. i.
1. To swell or hang down like a full bag; as, the skin bags from containing morbid matter.
2. To swell with arrogance. [Obs.] Chaucer.
3. To become pregnant. [Obs.] Warner.
(||Ba*gasse") n. [F.] Sugar cane, as it comes crushed from the mill. It is then dried and used
as fuel. Also extended to the refuse of beetroot sugar.
(||Bag`a*telle") n. [F., fr. It. bagatella; cf. Prov. It. bagata trifle, OF. bague, Pr. bagua,
bundle. See Bag, n.]
1. A trifle; a thing of no importance.
Rich trifles, serious bagatelles.
2. A game played on an oblong board, having, at one end, cups or arches into or through which balls
are to be driven by a rod held in the hand of the player.
(Bag"gage) n. [F. bagage, from OF. bague bundle. In senses 6 and 7 cf. F. bagasse a
prostitute. See Bag, n.]
1. The clothes, tents, utensils, and provisions of an army.
"The term itself is made to apply chiefly to articles of clothing and to small personal effects." Farrow.
2. The trunks, valises, satchels, etc., which a traveler carries with him on a journey; luggage.
The baronet's baggage on the roof of the coach.
We saw our baggage following below.
The English usually call this luggage.
3. Purulent matter. [Obs.] Barrough.
4. Trashy talk. [Obs.] Ascham.
5. A man of bad character. [Obs.] Holland.