tote bag

noun
an open handbag or shopping bag used especially for carrying packages or small items.
Also called tote.


Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism

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tote bag
 
n
a large roomy handbag or shopping bag

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Example sentences
The suspect concealed the merchandise in a large tote bag and walked out of the
  store without paying for the merchandise.
The first hundred people to do so can claim a free tote bag at the concession
  stand.
If you're going for only one night, bring along a smaller tote bag and a
  briefcase.
Store the propane lantern and the unattached propane cylinder in a box, milk
  crate, tote bag or other storage container.
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