Carpetbag meaning

kär'pĭt-băg'
A traveling bag made of carpet fabric that was used chiefly in the United States during the 1800s.
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Carpetbagging.
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A type of traveling bag made of carpeting, with, typically, handles and a clasp at the top.
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Of or having to do with carpetbaggers.
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To act as a carpetbagger.
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Having the characteristics of carpetbaggers.

Carpetbag travels.

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A traveling bag made from scraps of carpet and used primarily in the United States in the 19th century.
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To come to a place or organisation with which one has no previous connection with the sole or primary aim of personal gain, especially political or financial gain.
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Origin of carpetbag