- a tubular canvas bag closed by a drawstring, used by a sailor for gear.
Origin of sea bag
First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for 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
- a canvas bag, closed by a line threaded through grommets at the top, used by a seaman for his belongings