[ duhn-ij ]
/ ˈdʌn ɪdʒ /
baggage or personal effects.
loose material laid beneath or wedged among objects carried by ship or rail to prevent injury from chafing or moisture, or to provide ventilation.
verb (used with object), dun·naged, dun·nag·ing.
to cover or pack with dunnage.
Origin of dunnage
1615–25; earlier dynnage; compare Anglo-Latin dennagium dunnage; of obscure origin
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British Dictionary definitions for dunnaging
/ (ˈdʌnɪdʒ) /
loose material used for packing cargo
Word Origin for dunnage
C14: of uncertain origin
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