luggage

[ luhg-ij ]
/ ˈlʌg ɪdʒ /

noun

suitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage.

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Origin of luggage

First recorded in 1590–1600; lug1 + -age

OTHER WORDS FROM luggage

lug·gage·less, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for luggage

  • But for a four-wheeler as takes families and their luggages, he's the very horse.

  • Peppino was present, but effaced himself by helping Carmelo with what he calls my “luggages.”

    Castellinaria|Henry Festing Jones

British Dictionary definitions for luggage

luggage
/ (ˈlʌɡɪdʒ) /

noun

suitcases, trunks, etc, containing personal belongings for a journey; baggage

Word Origin for luggage

C16: perhaps from lug 1, influenced in form by baggage
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