ice bag


a waterproof bag to be filled with ice and applied to the head or another part of the body to be cooled.

Origin of ice bag

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called ice pack. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ice bag

Historical Examples of ice bag

  • Throwing aside the ice-bag, he looked around for his uniform.


    Alice Hegan Rice

  • There should be only one thickness of the towel between the ice-bag and the head.

  • Angie will help me get the ice-bag and all the other things, in case you might not have them handy.

    The Stolen Singer

    Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger

  • He stalked to the bathroom for the ice-bag, down to the kitchen for ice.


    Sinclair Lewis

  • At ten, while Carol was preparing an ice-bag in the kitchen, Miles answered a knock.

    Main Street

    Sinclair Lewis

British Dictionary definitions for ice bag

ice bag


a waterproof bag used as an ice pack
a strong bag, usually made of canvas and equipped with two handles, used for carrying blocks of ice
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