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luggage

[luhg-ij] /ˈlʌg ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
suitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage.
Origin of luggage
1590-1600
1590-1600; lug1 + -age
Related forms
luggageless, adjective
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  • But for a four-wheeler as takes families and their luggages, he's the very horse.

  • Peppino was present, but effaced himself by helping Carmelo with what he calls my “luggages.”

    Castellinaria Henry Festing Jones
British Dictionary definitions for luggages

luggage

/ˈlʌɡɪdʒ/
noun
1.
suitcases, trunks, etc, containing personal belongings for a journey; baggage
Word Origin
C16: perhaps from lug1, influenced in form by baggage
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Word Origin and History for luggages

luggage

n.

1590s, from lug (v.) "to drag" + -age; so, literally "what has to be lugged about" (or, in Johnson's definition, "any thing of more weight than value"). In 20c., the usual word for "baggage belonging to passengers."

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