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shoulder bag

a handbag with shoulder strap attached.
Origin of shoulder bag
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • While I was engaged in doing so he opened my shoulder-bag and eyed its contents curiously.

    Six Months at the Cape R.M. Ballantyne
  • I like to keep a couple handsful of rocks in my shoulder-bag, just in case.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow
  • He packed a shoulder-bag, took a couple more painkillers, and walked out into the living room.

    Makers Cory Doctorow

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