Where did the word "duffle" (as in "duffle bag") come from, and how did it come to be associated with a bag?
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As mahmoud koya and Jim have already said in the comments, the word "Duffel" comes from a Belgium town of the same name where the first duffel bags were made using the 'duffel' cloth.
After the Belgian town of Duffel, which produced the thick cloth from which early duffel bags were made.