water bag

noun

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

Example Sentences

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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of water bag was in 1638

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“Water bag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20bag. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

water bag

noun
: bag of waters
used especially of domestic animals
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