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 The department’s employees recently discarded Leandra Holt’s cold-weather sleeping bag, clothing, camping toilet, identification card application and cellphone. Nicole Santa Cruz, ProPublica, 16 May 2024 After being serenaded with music, including Brahms’ classic lullaby, the children settled down (or tried to) in a patchwork of sleeping bags on an artificial green lawn used in a previous production of Madama Butterfly. Elisabetta Povoledo Alessandro Penso, New York Times, 13 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for sleeping bag 

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sleeping bag was in 1850

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“Sleeping bag.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

sleeping bag

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