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water bag

  1. a bag, sometimes made of skin, leather, etc, but in Australia usually canvas, for holding, carrying, and keeping water cool
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Related Words for water bag

afterbirth, amnion, placenta

Examples from the Web for water bag

Historical Examples of water bag

  • Ella had a dime which a man had given her for filling his water-bag.

    Letters on an Elk Hunt

    Elinore Pruitt Stewart

  • His water-bag burst, and for the first time his courage wavered.

    Curiosities of Superstition

    W. H. Davenport Adams

  • Bill seized the water-bag and stuck it ostentatiously between his knees.

  • My water-bag was nearly full; his had sprung a leak and was empty.

  • He drank so long from Ebn Haraf's water-bag that the Arab took it from him.

water bag in Medicine

water bag

  1. The membranous sac filled with amniotic fluid that protects a fetus during pregnancy.bag of waters
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