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After the Belgian town of Duffel, which produced the thick cloth from which early duffel bags were made.
- (US, Australia, often military) A large, cylindrical, duffel cloth bag used to carry personal gear, especially by soldiers.
- (Britain) A smaller, cylindrical, cloth bag fashionable in the 1950s and 1960s.
large duffel cloth bag used to carry personal gear