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Definition of "ice-bag" [ice-bag]

  • A caoutchouc bag for holding broken ice when used as a cold application in surgical treatment, especially for the eye, spine, etc. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "ice-bag" in a sentence
  • "He stalked to the bathroom for the ice-bag, down to the kitchen for ice."
  • "At ten, while Carol was preparing an ice-bag in the kitchen,"
  • "What she said to herself as she moved tirelessly about the sick room, damping cloths, filling the ice-bag, infiltering drops of nourishment, was: “God is good!” and these words, far from breathing a pious resignation, voiced a confidence so bold that it bordered on irreverence."