a small rectangular suitcase hinged to open into two compartments of equal size.
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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Also called Gladstone.
Origin of Gladstone bag
First recorded in 1880–85; after W.E. Gladstone
Words nearby Gladstone bag
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Example sentences from the Web for Gladstone bag
But who makes a practice nowadays of putting books into his suit-case or gladstone-bag?The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
British Dictionary definitions for Gladstone bag
a piece of hand luggage consisting of two equal-sized hinged compartments
Word Origin for Gladstone bag
C19: named after W. E. Gladstone
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