Meaning of “sandbag” in the English Dictionary

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sandbagnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsændˌbæɡ/

a strong cloth bag filled with sand that is used as a defense against flooding and explosions:

Thousands of sandbags were piled along the riverbank.

(Definition of “sandbag” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)