- 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
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Examples from the Web for 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
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.
At that he crept into his sleeping-bag once more, but not to sleep at once.
- a large well-padded bag designed for sleeping in, esp outdoors
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