|Handbag Definition - Definitions for the Clothing & fabric Industry
Their are many different types of handbags.
A handbag is a small bag that women and some men may carry around with them. A handbag is a bag that is carried on the shoulder or originally in the hand (hence handbag). There are so many types of these bags now from modern ones to plain ones etc. A handbag usually contains women's make-up, files, diaries etc.
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The term "purse" originally referred to a small bag for holding coins. In British English, it is still used to refer a small coin bag. A "handbag" is a larger accessory that holds objects beyond currency, such as personal items. American English typically uses the terms purse and handbag interchangeably.
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