Concerning rain as they traveled.
- 02.029 and into the food-bags,” thought Bilbo.
Considering food preservation techniques in such an age, I would have been sad to even lose cram to rain damage. If only salted things were left after the weather of Chapter 2, that certainly would have contributed to my enthusiasm in finding Rivendell in the next chapter!
“Food-bag” is not attested in OED.