sleeping bag

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  1. a warmly lined or padded body-length bag, usually waterproof and with a closure, in which one or two persons can sleep, especially outdoors, as when camping.

Origin of sleeping bag

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of sleeping bag

  • With that he crept into his sleeping-bag and was soon lost in the land of dreams.

    Panther Eye

    Roy J. Snell

  • This is the realm of the sleeping-bag, the joy of which is another story.

    Edge of the Jungle

    William Beebe

  • She nodded toward the sleeping-bag, and I saw a funny sight.

    On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck

    R. Pitcher Woodward

  • Just at this moment, Curlie sat cross-legged upon his sleeping-bag.

    On the Yukon Trail

    Roy J. Snell

  • At that he crept into his sleeping-bag once more, but not to sleep at once.

    On the Yukon Trail

    Roy J. Snell

British Dictionary definitions for sleeping bag

sleeping bag

  1. a large well-padded bag designed for sleeping in, esp outdoors
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