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A popular term for the zippered black bag used to transport a dead body before burial
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body bag

A plastic bag for transporting a human corpse.
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Inside the TC BodyBags are brown paper liners that can be discarded, used as absorbent pads or used to conceal remains.
The bad was she would be leaving Shieldinch in a bodybag, dead at the hands of lawyer Archie Buchanan.
Loosely based on A Christmas Carol, newly promoted wing governor, Sylvia Bodybag Hollamby was the embodiment of Scrooge determined to kill any flicker of Christmas spirit in the corridors of Larkhall Prison.
He knows that every American bodybag that comes home from Iraq reduces his chances of re-election in November.
"She's called 'Bodybag' but she's a sweet woman in real life."
But it's her seven-year stint as unpleasant warder Sylvia Hollamby on Bad Girls that has people still affectionately shouting "oi, Bodybag" after her in the street.
RELAXED Aretha on the cliff ledge at Whitby Harbour SCARY Grazing on the steep overhang HOME Where she had been living on the 200ft sea cliff BODYBAG Rescue team recovers the sheep from the sea
Not that those who do manage to make it home in one piece or without being sewn into a bodybag are treated a whole lot better.
The last time Ali Bastian was on TV screens she was being carried out of prison in a bodybag after a brutal knife fight.
The last episode of the series with Sylvia 'Bodybag' Hollamby effectively playing Scrooge.
I agree with Charlotte Halliday, Bad Girls is brilliant and I think Bodybag is gorgeous.
Another amazingly funny sidestory is Sylvia Bodybag Hollamby.