sea bag



a tubular canvas bag closed by a drawstring, used by a sailor for gear.

Origin of sea bag

First recorded in 1920–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sea bag

Historical Examples of sea bag

  • Sure enough there was a sea-bag, about six feet long, stuffed full—the draw-string tightly closing the mouth.

    The Log of a Sea-Waif

    Frank T. Bullen

British Dictionary definitions for sea bag

sea bag


a canvas bag, closed by a line threaded through grommets at the top, used by a seaman for his belongings
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