- A small bag for carrying money.
- A small bag used by women for carrying various small personal items.
- A quantity of money given for a particular purpose.
- Dutch: handtas
- French: bourse
- German: Handtasche
- Italian: borsetta
- Spanish: bolsa
- To press (one's lips) in and together so that they protrude.
Etymology: From pursa, from bursa (cognate with :w:Old French, Old French borse > :w:French, French: bourse).
- German: krí¤useln
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