EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DITTY BAG
But I am thankful they left me my ditty bag; and I have my knife too, you remember.
The pack should contain a ditty bag with a simple footwear repair outfit.
The salve which he produced from his ditty bag was home-made, for his mother knew all about medicinal herbs and their values.
He secured the drawstring of the ditty bag to the end of the fishing line and inched forward again.
There were some tri-dimensional color slides in the ditty bag hanging by his bunk.
The ditty bag included needles and needfuls, love-tokens, jewels, &c.
Each takes a new pair out of his ditty bag and strings it to the foot last of his hammock.
I remember that they had one ditty bag between them, and they had a woman's thimble in it.
A “ditty bag” should be made of some tough strong material, such as fustian, velveteen, or canvas.
1850s nautical slang, perhaps from British naval phrase commodity bag.