Origin of satchelMiddle English sachel from Old French from Classical Latin saccellus, diminutive of saccus, a bag, sack
- A small bag, often having a shoulder strap, used for carrying books or clothing.
- A woman's handbag that typically has an interior frame, a rectangular shape, a flat bottom, double handles, and a hinged or zippered opening.
Origin of satchelMiddle English sachel from Old French from Late Latin saccellus from Latin sacculus diminutive of saccus bag ; see sack 1.
- She snatched her satchel and dug out Linda and Traci's numbers.
- Claire tucked the satchel into the saddlebags.
- She guided the crying woman inside to her library and dug through the small satchel near her favorite chair.
- She sat on the bed, placing her small satchel of belongings on the nightstand.
- "True," he replied; "and in my satchel are other useful things to fight with."