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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANDBAG

One of them struck at him, while another attempted to sandbag him from behind.

This leap saved him from being stretched unconscious by the sandbag.

Make a woman self-conscious, and her soul is barren as a sandbag.

"Somebody hit me on the head with a sandbag," he said thickly.

As it was very wet, I had a sandbag taken by each man to lie down on.

These had sandbag cover which bullets and bombs could not penetrate.

He then built a sandbag barricade under the very nose of the enemy.

They also captured a flag which the enemy had planted on the sandbag parapet.

They struck him with a sandbag, or some muffled weapon that did not cut his head.

However, I do not expect to thump you again with the sandbag.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from sand (n.) + bag (n.).

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