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seabag

Line breaks: sea¦bag
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːbaɡ
 
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Definition of seabag in English:

noun

chiefly North American
A sailor’s travelling bag or trunk: he throws his seabag over his shoulder and walks down the gangplank
More example sentences
  • But, the seabags are packed and Marines prepare to board ship or plane.
  • Back at the hanger we gathered up again and were told we needed to unloaded our bags from and had to put our k-bars (big knife that they issue us) in our already packed to the brim seabags.
  • Traveling with a seabag was something left over from the "‘Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum’ sailing days.

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