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green bag

noun, British
1.
a bag or briefcase made of green cloth, formerly used by lawyers for carrying documents.
2.
Slang.
  1. the legal profession.
  2. a lawyer.
Also, green-bag.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80
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  • Don't hesitate to green bag and throw out bedding and clothing that show even the remotest signs of nesting.
  • During an inventory of the vehicle, a green bag that appeared to contain cocaine was discovered in the trunk.
  • Both of the defendants responded by pointing to a green bag in the overhead luggage rack.
  • It also lists only one green bag of cocaine, while the arrest affidavit lists fifteen.
  • Respondents answered by pointing to a green bag in the overhead luggage rack.

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