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grab bag

See also: grabbag and grab-bag

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

grab +‎ bag

NounEdit

grab bag (plural grab bags)

  1. A gift, purchase, etc. whose contents are concealed until after a selection is made.
    Winners can choose a gift from the grab bags on the table.
  2. (idiomatic) Any random assortment, selection or possibility.
    With that system, it's a grab bag which files we can find at any moment.
  3. A moderately large bag of crisps or other snack, intended for sharing.

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