left-luggage office

[ left-luhg-ij ]
/ ˈlɛftˈlʌg ɪdʒ /

noun British.

a checkroom for baggage.

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Origin of left-luggage office

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for left-luggage office

left-luggage office

noun

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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