ice bag


: a waterproof bag to hold ice for local application of cold to the body

Examples of ice bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her video then fast-forwarded to having an ice bag over her lips and the post-procedure results of large, red lips. Naledi Ushe, USA TODAY, 28 Aug. 2023 Birds have moved in, leaving droppings on the food trays and ice bags handed out to keep inmates cool. Mario Koran Jamie Kelter Davis, New York Times, 19 Aug. 2023 After several games in late March and early April, Lindholm was spotted with an ice bag on his foot. Globe Staff,, 17 May 2023 Izzy Adams was taping ice bags to her knees after the second game. Ethan Fuller,, 12 June 2023 Another ice bag was wrapped with plastic to his back. Dan Woike, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2023 Until Griffin stepped up, the Bruins were limping to the finish as unsteadily as Thompson-Robinson had hobbled off the field; his return for the second half, wearing street clothes and an ice bag on his right knee while leaning on crutches, was a sad sight. Los Angeles Times, 20 Dec. 2020 How big is that ice bag on Sonny Gray’s shoulder? Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 29 June 2020 Raffl also blocked a shot with his left calf and walked into the postgame press conference with an ice bag attached to it. Dallas News, 4 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ice bag was in 1836

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Cite this Entry

“Ice bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

ice bag

: a waterproof bag to hold ice for local application of cold to the body
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