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body bag

n.
A zippered bag, usually of rubber or plastic, for transporting a human corpse.

body bag

n
(Military) military a large heavy-duty plastic bag used to contain and transport human remains, esp those of battle casualties

bod′y bag`


n.
a zippered bag made of rubberized material, used to transport a dead body, as from the scene of an accident.
[1965–70]
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Noun1.body bag - a bag in which the body of a dead soldier is placed
bag - a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag"
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