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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

WORRY-BAG, n.comb. A nonsense word used in a rhyme in the game of hornie holes. See Hornie, I. 1.(4) and cf. Widdy-bag.Rxb. 1825 Jam.:
With a nig-nag, widdy (or worry)-bag, And an e'endown trail, trail.

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