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Related to brown-bag: brown-bag session
tr.v. brown-bagged, brown-bag·ging, brown-bags
1. To take (lunch) to work, typically in a brown paper bag.
2. To take (liquor) into a public establishment, such as a restaurant, that does not serve alcohol.
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v.t. -bagged, -bag•ging.
1. to bring (one's own liquor) to a restaurant, esp. one that has no liquor license.
2. to bring (one's lunch) to work usu. in a brown paper bag.
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Past participle: brown-bagged
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