seabag


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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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Despite my fatigue, I reached down and grabbed the seabag by its handle, shouldering it in a single, much-practiced motion, its weight bending my knees slightly.
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.
When Rolf came up shouldering his seabag he always dropped off at his sister's, he stood an instant watching.
I saw my neatly pressed cammies hanging on the doorknob, and my packed seabag was next to the dresser.
My earliest childhood memories include methodically organizing all my possessions into a modified ]Marine field pack and a Navy seabag, I guess that doesn't sound very "mainstream," but my family's life wasn't very mainstream, moving all 'round the Western Pacific and Asia on skoshie-short notice.
Many service members serving at Fleet Activities Yokosuka arrive in Japan with only a seabag, but few leave the same way.
She was carrying an old seabag, and after I'd slammed the brakes we made eye contact.
A seabag is a large, cylindrical canvas duffle bag that sailors use to transport personal belongings.