mummy bag


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mummy bag

n.
A sleeping bag that is tapered at the ends to conserve additional heat.
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mummy bag

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a sleeping bag with a hood
[C20: so called because the wearer resembles a mummified body]
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Wriggling an arm free from my mummy bag, I reached for my tired retriever, Lincoln, who lay beside me in the small two-person tent.
My mummy bag was great in an extremely cold environment, and it packed at an impressively small size.
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I unrolled sleeping pad and mummy bag and cooked my last freeze-dried supper in the woods.
At night, he sleeps outside in a pretty good mummy bag covered by a couple of tarps.
I'VE decided to get a mummy bag - all those milk stains are going to wreck my Chloe one.
Back at camp, I taped up my boots, crawled into my mummy bag, and instantly fell asleep.
LONDON'S expectant fashionistas are flocking to Dublin to get their mits on the latest maternity-must-have - the Gucci Mummy Bag.
A mummy bag is tightly tapered and usually has a hood and other design features for heat retention.