hoggan-bag

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hoggan-bag (plural hoggan-bags)

  1. A miner’s bag used to carry the miner’s provisions.

References[edit]

  • “hoggan-bag” in A dictionary of archaic and provincial words, obsolete phrases, proverbs, and ancient customs, from the fourteenth century, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, published J. R. Smith, 1860.
  • Glossary of words in use in Cornwall (1880)[1]