water bag

noun

Definition of water bag

1 : a bag for holding water especially : one designed to keep water cool for drinking by evaporation through a slightly porous surface
2 : bag of waters used especially of domestic animals

Examples of water bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One story has Wilkens in the early morning darkness filling his canteen from the company’s water bag when a German soldier surprised him with hands up -- wanting to surrender. Linda Gandee, cleveland, 15 Feb. 2021 If your hose doesn’t reach a dry patch, grab a wheelbarrow water bag to help transport the H2O. Billy Cadden, Popular Science, 30 July 2020 In an issue similar to what happened to him at Texas Motor Speedway a few weeks ago, the water bag inside his car malfunctioned at the start of the race. Jim Ayello, The Indianapolis Star, 4 July 2020 Among those in line was a shiny black Mercedes, an old but colorful public bus known as a tap-tap and a truck carrying a load of small water bags. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Among those in line was a shiny black Mercedes, an old but colorful public bus known as a tap-tap and a truck carrying a load of small water bags. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Among those in line was a shiny black Mercedes, an old but colorful public bus known as a tap-tap and a truck carrying a load of small water bags. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Among those in line was a shiny black Mercedes, an old but colorful public bus known as a tap-tap and a truck carrying a load of small water bags. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019 Among those in line was a shiny black Mercedes, an old but colorful public bus known as a tap-tap and a truck carrying a load of small water bags. Washington Post, 4 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of water bag

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Water bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20bag. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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water bag

noun

Medical Definition of water bag

: bag of waters used especially of domestic animals

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