Definition of Sleeping bag

1. Noun. Large padded bag designed to be slept in outdoors; usually rolls up like a bedroll.

Generic synonyms: Bag

Definition of Sleeping bag

1. Noun. A padded or insulated bag large enough to surround the whole body and which keeps the user warm while sleeping, used as a substitute for bedclothes. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleeping Bag

sleeper nest
sleeping around
sleeping at the switch
sleeping bag (current term)
sleeping bags
sleeping beauty
sleeping capsule
sleeping car
sleeping cars
sleeping draught
sleeping giant
sleeping giants
sleeping hibiscus
sleeping lions
sleeping off
sleeping partner
sleeping pill
sleeping pills

Literary usage of Sleeping bag

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1. Explorers and Travellers by Adolphus Washington Greely (1893)
"... the following : " Close the lips for the first minute or two and A Sleeping-bag for Three Men. admit the air suspiciously through nostril and mustache. ..."

2. The South Pole: An Account of the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition in the by Roald Amundsen (1913)
"For it is no easy matter to crawl into a sleeping-bag which is only just wide enough to allow one to get in, and if the way of ..."

3. The Baby's First Two Years by Richard Mason Smith, Rosalind Huidekoper Greene (1915)
"... APPARATUS 9.30 Tucking in AM Sleeping-bag Bic blanket pins Cold weather Hood Hot-water bottle. Jug, or brick In cold weather the baby, in a warm shirt, ..."

4. The Voyage of the 'Discovery' by Robert Falcon Scott (1905)
"... of our Equipment—The Sledge—The Tent—The Sleeping- bag——Calculation of Allowances—Packing—Cooking- apparatus—Cooking-lamp—Permanent Weights ..."

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