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footlocker

[ foot-lok-er ]
/ ˈfʊtˌlɒk ər /
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noun

a small trunk designed to be kept at the foot of a bed, especially to contain a soldier's personal effects.

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Origin of footlocker

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; foot + locker
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  • Mryna was pawing through a footlocker looking for boots when she heard a hesitant step behind her.

    The Guardians|Irving Cox
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