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body bag

noun
1.
a large bag made of heavy material and used to transport a dead body, as from a battlefield to a place of burial or from the scene of a death to a city morgue.
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British Dictionary definitions for body-bag

body bag

noun
1.
(military) a large heavy-duty plastic bag used to contain and transport human remains, esp those of battle casualties
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Slang definitions & phrases for body-bag

body bag

noun phrase

A kind of heroin

[1990s+; because if you use it you will be carried out in a body bag, 1960s term for the zippered plastic shroud used by persons transporting corpses]


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