water bag


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

Examples of water bag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Are the water bags around trees’ trunks a good idea? Neil Sperry, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 7 June 2024 Don't want to buy a soaker hose or water bag? Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 28 July 2022 Futuristic and functional, the line’s eco-solutions range from the recycled polyester for this wearable water bag to recycled polyamide in supportive bikini shorts. Vogue, 3 Dec. 2021 What to Consider: Designed more like a water bag, the carry straps aren’t the most comfortable. Lauren Breedlove, Travel + Leisure, 1 Feb. 2023 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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 22 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

water bag

: bag of waters
used especially of domestic animals
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