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Sandbag   /sˈændbˌæg/   Listen

A bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast.

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"Sandbag" Quotes from Famous Books

... better sit down and wait till we saw whether the shelling was going to stop or possibly develop into something really unpleasant. Accordingly, we sat down on what had once been a rather neat piece of sandbag work, something in the nature of what an Irishman might have called a "built-up dug-out." Though the roof was off, I was glad to have a feeling of security in the small of my back. It rested against a double thickness of sandbags. While waiting here I was consoled by my companion by a story ...
— The Adventure of Living • John St. Loe Strachey

Words linked to "Sandbag" :   coerce, wrong, understate, hale, mislead, force, minimize, railroad, hit, misinform, squeeze, strengthen, bag, downplay, stun, minimise, pressure

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