Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A traveling-bag containing necessaries for the night.

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Examples

  • My imitation leather night-bag nestles above me in the overhead webbing.

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  • Back in the bedroom I emptied my stolen goods onto the bed, by which I mean the tapes and notepads and, obsessively tidy as I am, worried how best to dispose of Mr. Anderson's plastic night-bag until I remembered the waste bing in the kitchen.

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  • Obediently, I reach for my night-bag and prepare to watch my arse, but it was too late, we had landed.

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  • I had checked in my night-bag with them as ordered.

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  • At Anton's urging I clambered after them, my night-bag leading.

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  • Anton murmured, prodding with his toecap at my Rexine night-bag.

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  • "During the flight back to Luton, did anybody look at you suspiciously or ask you what was in your night-bag?"

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  • The escaped prisoner selects a corner at the back, places the night-bag between his feet and slings the red sports bag onto the rack above his head.

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  • Bridget took back my cellphone, passed me my night-bag and watched me while I checked its contents: socks, handkerchiefs, shirts, underpants, a sponge-bag, one grey pullover with V-neck.

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  • With barely a wave for the distinguished company he hurried me through the throng to the lobby, where a blond boy stood proffering my night-bag.

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