holdall

[ hohld-awl ]
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noun
  1. a container for holding odds and ends.

Origin of holdall

1
First recorded in 1850–55; hold1 + all

Words Nearby holdall

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How to use holdall in a sentence

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for holdall

holdall

/ (ˈhəʊldˌɔːl) /


noun
  1. British a large strong bag with handles: Usual US and Canadian name: carryall

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