Bag-man

(A) A commercial traveller, who carries a bag with specimens to show to those whose custom he solicits. In former times commercial travellers used to ride a horse with saddle-bags sometimes so large as almost to conceal the rider.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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