Etymology
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satchel (n.)

"small sack or bag," mid-14c., sachel, from Old French sacel, sachel and directly from Late Latin saccellus, saccellum "money bag, purse," diminutive of Latin sacculus, itself a diminutive of saccus "bag" (see sack (n.1)).

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Definitions of satchel

satchel (n.)
luggage consisting of a small case with a flat bottom and (usually) a shoulder strap;
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