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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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  • Just at this moment, Curlie sat cross-legged upon his sleeping-bag.

    On the Yukon Trail Roy J. Snell
  • With that he crept into his sleeping-bag and was soon lost in the land of dreams.

    Panther Eye Roy J. Snell
  • I shook and trembled all over, while Johansen pulled off the wet things and packed me into the sleeping-bag.

    A Book of Discovery Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
  • This is the realm of the sleeping-bag, the joy of which is another story.

    Edge of the Jungle William Beebe
  • She untied the beast and, leading him over, loaded her sleeping-bag and her share of the provisions on his back.

    More Tish Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She nodded toward the sleeping-bag, and I saw a funny sight.

    On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck R. Pitcher Woodward
  • The sleeping-bag gets heavier and heavier from the moisture which freezes on the hair inside.

    Farthest North Fridtjof Nansen
  • You really need a sleeping-bag as well as blankets on the prairie.

    Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan Frances Halton Eva Hasell
  • A sleeping-bag, which can be easily made, or purchased at any outfitter's, will prove invaluable to campers.

    The Mountain that was 'God' John H. Williams
  • Thats fifty miles afoot, packing your sleeping-bag on your back.

    Boy Scouts in Glacier Park Walter Prichard Eaton
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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