doggy bag

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EtymologyEdit

  • Diminutive of dog, used attributively with bag; in the case of the former definition, this is on the notion that the food is to be taken home for the diner's dog

NounEdit

doggy bag (plural doggy bags)

  1. A bag (or other container) used to take home uneaten food from a restaurant meal.
  2. A bag used to pick up the droppings of dogs in parks and public places.

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Last modified on 12 October 2013, at 00:03