sleeping bag


Definition of sleeping bag

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

Examples of sleeping bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sounds like a lot of effort – essentially, making your own sleeping bag every night – but the cocoon protects the parrotfish not just from predators, but from parasites. Michael Heithaus, The Conversation, 5 Sep. 2022 Users online are posting tributes to vintage modular pieces, like the fall 2004 Issey Miyake sleeping bag puffer jacket. André-naquian Wheeler, Vogue, 26 July 2022 The corner of the foam where Bailey’s down sleeping bag would have been laid out was soaked. Alli Harvey, Anchorage Daily News, 10 July 2022 To save time, many sleep four to six hours a night in a sleeping bag shell called a bivouac sack. New York Times, 4 July 2022 Rumpl's NanoLoft blankets are made of performance materials that feel silky smooth and warm like a sleeping bag. Amanda Constantine, Good Housekeeping, 23 Aug. 2022 She was found covered with plastic bags, wrapped in duct tape, tied with rope, and placed inside a sleeping bag before being wrapped in a carpet, the Utah Department of Public Safety said. Fox News, 30 June 2022 When paired with a sleeping bag, backpacking hammocks provide a cozy, comfortable night’s sleep in the wilderness. Hannah Singleton, SELF, 7 June 2022 This is a significant but unsurprising move for Rab, whose roots date back to 1981 when Rab Carrington designed and hand-stitched a sleeping bag in the attic of his home in Sheffield, England. Eric Smith, Outside Online, 20 May 2021 See More

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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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Last Updated

11 Sep 2022

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“Sleeping bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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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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