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sleeping bag

noun
1.
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
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25
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  • He crawled into his sleeping bag, but he did not close his eyes.

    The Trail of '98

    Robert W. Service
  • That's a sleeping bag and these are a pair of Hudson Bay blankets.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • “Thank you, Jake,” yawned David, snuggling back into his sleeping bag.

    Grit A-Plenty Dillon Wallace
  • Having finished, he spread his robes and unrolled his sleeping bag.

    Connie Morgan in Alaska James B. Hendryx
  • In selecting the sleeping bag, give first preference to one of deerskin.

    Packing and Portaging Dillon Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for sleeping bag

sleeping bag

noun
1.
a large well-padded bag designed for sleeping in, esp outdoors
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