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satch·el

 (săch′əl)
n.
1. A small bag, often having a shoulder strap, used for carrying books or clothing.
2. A woman's handbag that typically has an interior frame, a rectangular shape, a flat bottom, double handles, and a hinged or zippered opening.

[Middle English sachel, from Old French, from Late Latin saccellus, from Latin sacculus, diminutive of saccus, bag; see sack1.]

satchel

(ˈsætʃəl)
n
a rectangular bag, usually made of leather or cloth and provided with a shoulder strap, used for carrying books, esp school books
[C14: from Old French sachel a little bag, from Late Latin saccellus, from Latin saccus sack1]
ˈsatchelled adj

satch•el

(ˈsætʃ əl)

n.
a small bag, sometimes with a shoulder strap.
[1300–50; < Old French < Latin saccellus, double diminutive of saccus sack1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.satchel - luggage consisting of a small case with a flat bottom and (usually) a shoulder strapsatchel - luggage consisting of a small case with a flat bottom and (usually) a shoulder strap
baggage, luggage - cases used to carry belongings when traveling
Translations
brašna
skoletaske
olkalaukkukassi
đačka torba
hátitáskaiskolatáska
hliîartaska
肩掛けかばん
멜빵 달린 가방
soma
aktovka
šolska torba
axelremsväska
กระเป๋าหนังสือ
okul sırt çantasıomuz çantası
túi đeo vai

satchel

[ˈsætʃəl] Ncartera f, mochila f (S. Cone)

satchel

[ˈsætʃəl] n (= bag) → cartable m

satchel

nSchultasche f, → Schulranzen m

satchel

[ˈsætʃl] ncartella (per la scuola)

satchel

(ˈsӕtʃəl) noun
small bag for schoolbooks etc.

satchel

حَقِيبَةٌ لِلكُتُبِ الـمَدْرَسِيَّة brašna skoletaske Schultasche σχολική τσάντα bolso, cartera olkalaukku cartable đačka torba cartella 肩掛けかばん 멜빵 달린 가방 schooltas skulderveske teczka skórzana mochila escolar ранец axelremsväska กระเป๋าหนังสือ omuz çantası túi đeo vai 书包
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He had a trunk, two small satchels, and an umbrella.
He found, for instance, that the business of carrying satchels for railroad passengers was a pre-empted one--whenever he essayed it, eight or ten men and boys would fall upon him and force him to run for his life.
In that case," she said, seating herself in a doorway and unlocking her satchel, "I shall have to put on my rubber boots.
However, he thought it best not to make a fuss, so he opened the satchel, and could scarcely believe his own eyes, for, instead of the hard crust, he saw two beautiful fresh rolls and some cold meat.
Apprehensive of trouble, she had stuffed the few dollars she possessed into her hand-satchel; and so sure was she that disaster had overtaken her brother, that she stumbled forward, sobbing, into his arms, at the same time thrusting the satchel mutely at him.
I had only a small, cheap satchel that contained a few articles of clothing I could get.
Don't turn in at the side; hand me my satchel, please; drop me in the road and let me run up the path by myself.
A smart guard jumped out, giving a whistle, and after him one by one the impatient passengers began to get down: an officer of the guards, holding himself erect, and looking severely about him; a nimble little merchant with a satchel, smiling gaily; a peasant with a sack over his shoulder.
I wish you would go and fetch my satchel, two lanterns, and a can of kerosene oil that is under the seat.
Gilbert Blythe nearly always walked with Ruby Gillis and carried her satchel for her.
A broad leather strap hanging from his shoulder supported a scrip or satchel such as travellers were wont to carry.
Of course you haven't,--children never do: there's the spotted carpet-bag and the little blue band-box with your best bonnet,--that's two; then the India rubber satchel is three; and my tape and needle box is four; and my band-box, five; and my collar-box; and that little hair trunk, seven.