An old leather satchel.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: Middle English sachel from Old French from Classical Latin saccellus, diminutive of saccus, a bag, sack
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Origin: Middle English sachel, from Old French, from Late Latin saccellus, from Latin sacculus, diminutive of saccus, bag; see sack1.
- satchˈeled adjective
- satchˈel·fulˌ noun