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traveling bag

a small bag, as a valise or suitcase, usually made of leather, having an oblong shape, and used chiefly to hold clothes.
Origin of traveling bag
First recorded in 1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "In my traveling bag," the girl told him in a toneless voice.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • He found her traveling bag in the bottom of her closet, packed as he suspected.

    The Mission of Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
  • It should have been in the bank's vaults, instead of which it was in the cashier's traveling bag.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • He did not see Elsie as he put the light on a table and locked a traveling bag.

    Johnstone of the Border Harold Bindloss
  • Presently she appeared, traveling bag in hand, and came down to him.

    Old Crow Alice Brown
  • The lock on his traveling bag had been picked, and the stethoscope was missing.

    The Five Arrows

    Allan Chase
  • She had just handed her traveling bag and wraps to a porter, and was getting out.

    The Legacy of Cain Wilkie Collins
  • Some one evidently gave her a lift, for she had her traveling bag with her.

    The Gay Cockade Temple Bailey
  • "My traveling bag, Jules," said the lady, in a careless tone.

    A Fascinating Traitor Richard Henry Savage
  • Take nothing but a mackintosh, an umbrella, and your traveling bag.

    A Fascinating Traitor Richard Henry Savage

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