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

    Hi Jolly! James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • In the latter event, they'd share the contents of the water bag.

    Hi Jolly! James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The all-firedest finest pair of mules on Granados, and every water bag in the outfit!

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • 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
  • They walked back to the town, Rick carrying the water bag and Scotty the canteen.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • 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
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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