holdall

[ hohld-awl ]
/ ˈhoʊldˌɔl /

noun

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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Example sentences from the Web for holdall

  • 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

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