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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Carpetbag  \Car"pet*bag`\,  n. 
  A  portable  bag  for  travelers;  --  so  called  because  originally 
  made  of  carpet. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  carpetbag 
  adj  :  following  the  practices  or  characteristic  of  carpetbaggers; 
  "carpetbag  adventurers";  "a  carpetbag  government" 
  n  :  made  of  carpet;  widely  used  in  19th  century 




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