Entry from US English dictionary
A large cloth bag for carrying clothing, equipment, and personal items; a duffel bag.
- Jim Hancock, responsibility to organize the GIs into a bucket brigade to funnel their barracks bags through the waist door, back to the radio room and into the bomb bay.
- Everything packed up and barracks bags and English blankets taken to end of street for taking away.
- One can imagine how miserable it must have been for soldiers who had their barracks bags among that lot.
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Syllabification: bar·racks bag
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