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sleeping bag

a warmly lined or padded body-length bag, usually waterproof and with a closure, in which one or two persons can sleep, especially outdoors, as when camping.
Origin of sleeping bag
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It can be done by a simple trick so as to entirely eliminate the necessity of a sleeping bag.

    Touring Afoot Claude Powell Fordyce
  • He crawled into his sleeping bag, but he did not close his eyes.

    The Trail of '98 Robert W. Service
  • He groped for the rifle beside his sleeping bag, then laughed harshly.

    Duel on Syrtis Poul William Anderson
  • That's a sleeping bag and these are a pair of Hudson Bay blankets.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • I unrolled my sleeping bag and slept dreamlessly until the "Russian nobleman," who did the cooking, waked me.

British Dictionary definitions for sleeping bag

sleeping bag

a large well-padded bag designed for sleeping in, esp outdoors
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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