Origin of luggage
Examples from the Web for luggage
And when they did stop him and look in his luggage what did they find?French Jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche Is the Shape of Terror to Come|Christopher Dickey|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Luggage spilled into the aisle as the bus pulled out of the station.On the Bus: Ukraine’s Frontline Express Across the Battle Lines|Ted Phillips|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Moomin shop in London sells Little My t-shirts, plush Moomintrolls, Snufkin luggage tags.
Last year, U.S. airlines bagged over 3.5 billion dollars in luggage fees.How to Get Cheaper Tickets, Live Like a Local, and Other Great Travel Hacks|Brandon Presser|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Customs and Border Protection airing the dirty laundry in our luggage.The Federal Government Has Violated My Right to Chainsaw|P. J. O’Rourke|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He caught his breath for one bewitched moment, before he busied himself with the luggage on the rack.Sinister Street, vol. 2|Compton Mackenzie
We met porters struggling up the height with luggage on their backs, and fat women riding depressed mules.The Princess Passes|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
The most comfortable way to travel would be to take ox wagons for the luggage and the camping outfit.The Balkan Peninsula|Frank Fox
Sometimes, indeed, it did occur to him that he could not be a luggage boy all his lifetime.Ben, the Luggage Boy;|Horatio Alger
The luggage is all in the carriage, and Maulevrier says there is only just time to get to Windermere!'Phantom Fortune, A Novel|M. E. Braddon
Word Origin for luggage
1590s, from lug (v.) "to drag" + -age; so, literally "what has to be lugged about" (or, in Johnson's definition, "any thing of more weight than value"). In 20c., the usual word for "baggage belonging to passengers."