ditty-bag

ditty bag

noun
a small bag used especially by sailors to hold sewing implements, toiletries, etc.

Origin:
1855–60; of obscure origin

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ditty bag
 
n
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]

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