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ditty bag

n.
A bag used by armed forces personnel to carry small items such as sewing implements.

[Origin unknown.]

ditty bag

n
(Nautical Terms) a sailor's cloth bag for personal belongings or tools. A box used for these purposes is termed a ditty box
[C19: perhaps from obsolete dutty calico, from Hindi dhōtī loincloth, dhoti]

dit′ty bag`


n.
a small bag used esp. by sailors to hold sewing implements, toiletries, etc.
[1855–60; of obscure orig.]
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Noun1.ditty bag - kit used by sailors and soldiers
kit - a case for containing a set of articles
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