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water bag

a bag, sometimes made of skin, leather, etc, but in Australia usually canvas, for holding, carrying, and keeping water cool
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  • The all-firedest finest pair of mules on Granados, and every water bag in the outfit!

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • In the latter event, they'd share the contents of the water bag.

    Hi Jolly! James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • Twice she came out on to the veranda where they sat afterwards—once to fill the water bag; again, to draw from it.

    The Sheriff of Badger George B. Pattullo
  • Never had their eyes rested on an article of more wonder and humor than that water bag.

  • "I'm going to wrap my rubber poncho around my water bag and keep the hot desert air away from the water," said one.

    Common Science Carleton W. Washburne
  • First he watered the horses, filled canteens and water bag, and then tied the pack upon his own horse.

  • Leading Ben Akbar, Ali filled his water bag at the oasis and went on.

    Hi Jolly! James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • The kid he wets their handkerchiefs from his water bag an' they each tied 'em about their faces to sort of protect 'em a little.

  • They walked back to the town, Rick carrying the water bag and Scotty the canteen.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • The man filled a coffeepot from a water bag, brought out a propane-powered single-burner camp stove, and started the coffee going.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
water bag in Medicine

water bag n.
The membranous sac filled with amniotic fluid that protects a fetus during pregnancy. Also called bag of waters.

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