sleeping bag


Definition of sleeping bag

: a bag that is warmly lined or padded for sleeping outdoors or in a camp or tent

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Teenagers still sack out on sleeping bags in livestock barns from Des Moines to Dallas. Time, "The Strange Allure of State Fair Food," 11 July 2019 And these women were just in these sleeping bags on the floor over each other. The New Yorker, "Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the 2020 Presidential Race and Trump’s Crisis at the Border," 10 July 2019 One bag carries his tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad and clothing. Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "This Wisconsin man is traveling 870 miles from Duluth to the Arctic Ocean all in a stand-up paddleboard," 26 June 2019 Modern revetments, made of concrete blocks bound with wire, are rolled out like sleeping bags along the river’s sides. Tristan Baurick,, "Creating a waterborne interstate for commerce: The River’s Revenge," 15 June 2019 Pillows are superfluous in space and their blanket will be a sleeping bag strapped to the wall. Daniel Oberhaus, WIRED, "Here’s What a $52 Million Ticket to the ISS Will Get You," 11 June 2019 Krasnitskiy lost his pack, a sleeping bag, a shovel and some food. Evan Bush, The Seattle Times, "‘It’s miserable, but we’re alive’: Portland climber recounts dramatic days stranded on Mount Rainier," 6 June 2019 In the village, the group sleeps in sleeping bags in a simple village house. National Geographic, "Fiji High School Community Service," 12 June 2019 Select tickets for camping, the festival or both and pack up your tent and sleeping bag for a weekend filled with hiking, music and other activities. Noelle Zielinski,, "Summer festivals guide 2019," 12 June 2019

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First Known Use of sleeping bag

1850, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sleeping bag was in 1850

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English Language Learners Definition of sleeping bag

: a warm, long bag that is used for sleeping outdoors or in a tent

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Kids Definition of sleeping bag

: a large fabric bag that is warmly lined for sleeping outdoors or in a camp or tent

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