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seabag

(ˈsiːˌbæɡ)
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(Nautical Terms) a canvas bag, closed by a line threaded through grommets at the top, used by a seaman for his belongings
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Noun1.seabag - a cylindrical drawstring bag used by sailors to hold their clothing and other gear
drawstring bag - a bag that is closed at the top with a drawstring
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AQUICK peck on the cheek as Ma wished me "Goodbye and take care" and humping my seabag I made my way through the early morning rain to Seaforth Station, the northern terminus of the old Overhead Railway, many years ago.
Emotional subtext aside, the literal task of "Nonessential Equipment" is making the sailor as buoyant as possible: "The seabag must be light enough to sling / across his shoulder, weigh almost nothing," the speaker explains, "each canvas pocket emptied of regret.
And I may have been the only sailor who came home without a seabag.
Mac's seabag is full of equally evocative images that unashamedly glorify the Corps even as they conjure an interwar world where a ubiquitous American military, by implication if not in fact, acted swiftly and decisively against its future adversaries.
I saw my neatly pressed cammies hanging on the doorknob, and my packed seabag was next to the dresser.
Dad came down the gangway with a seabag and a big, olive drab suitcase-like container.
Many service members serving at Fleet Activities Yokosuka arrive in Japan with only a seabag, but few leave the same way.
He tasked MCPON(SS/AW) Terry Scott to review the Navy's seabag to help meet the needs of tomorrow's Sailors.
Developed in World War II from the Marine Corps seabag, it featured an improved closure and Chafing band.
With complete service and support through established international channels, Remedy will set the stage for Europe's move to turnkey CRM solutions," Seabag said.
Naval Academy, can recall the gear issue process and marching back to the barracks carrying a seabag which felt like it was loaded with anvils.