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  1. a container for holding odds and ends.
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Origin of holdall

First recorded in 1850–55; hold1 + all
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Examples from the Web for holdall

Historical Examples

  • They were packing in, and we asked them to take our holdall as far as Rashka, for we were still distrustful of the ox carts.

    The Luck of Thirteen

    Jan Gordon

British Dictionary definitions for holdall


  1. British a large strong bag with handlesUsual US and Canadian name: carryall
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