tucker-bag

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tuck·er-bag

 (tŭk′ər-băg′)
n. Australian
A bag for carrying food, used by a traveler in the bush or by a swagman.

[From Australian English tucker, food, provisions, from tuck.]

tucker-bag

(ˈtʌkəˌbɒks) or

tuckerbox

n
(Cookery) informal old-fashioned Austral a bag or box used for carrying food

tuck′er-bag`



n. Australian.
a bag used to carry food.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tucker-bag - a bag used for carrying foodtucker-bag - a bag used for carrying food; "the swagman filled his tuckerbag"
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Translations

tucker-bag

n (esp Austral) → Provianttasche f
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The dog on the tuckerbox by Corinne Fenton and Peter Gouldthorpe;
27) Lyn Scarff, The Dog on the Tuckerbox (Kenthurst, N.
Driving along the southern bank of the Murrumbidgee River past Gundagai they sang 'There's a track winding back', (though they did not stop and admire the Dog on the Tuckerbox and the inscription below written by Brian Fitzpatrick, which celebrated the pioneers and bullockies who opened up the region).