mid-15c., "retailer in whole grain" (since a surname from mid-13c., probably "maker of bags"), in addition, 1740, "miser;" broker noun from bag (v.). Of people just who bag different things for a living, from 19c.; meaning "machine that sets things in bags" is from 1896.
a machine for placing items or substances into bags
- a workman utilized to pack things into pots
- excavating machine
- mechanical digger
- forearm pass
Carl Christian Bagger (1807-1846) published volumes in 1834 and 1836 which gave promise of a great future, - a promise broken by his early death.