left-luggage office

[ left-luhg-ij ]
/ ˈlɛftˈlʌg ɪdʒ /
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noun British.
a checkroom for baggage.
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Origin of left-luggage office

First recorded in 1885–90
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How to use left-luggage office in a sentence

  • And says he, 'I think I'll pit them in the left luggage office till we get the express cleared.'

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • Then he ordered all out of the left-luggage office, except Duncan Urquhart and the station master's wife, a quiet motherly woman.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett

British Dictionary definitions for left-luggage office

left-luggage office

British a place at a railway station, airport, etc, where luggage may be left for a small charge with an attendant for safekeepingUS and Canadian name: checkroom
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