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body bag

noun

Simple Definition of body bag

  • : a large bag that a dead person's body is put in to be carried or moved to another place

Full Definition of body bag

  1. :  a large zippered bag (as of rubber or vinyl) in which a human corpse is placed especially for transportation

1954

First Known Use of body bag

1954


Medical Dictionary

body bag

noun

Medical Definition of body bag

  1. :  a large zippered bag (as of rubber or vinyl) in which a human corpse is placed especially for transportation




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