Saratoga trunk

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noun

a type of large traveling trunk used mainly by women during the 19th century.

Origin of Saratoga trunk

1855–60, Americanism; named after Saratoga Springs
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Historical Examples of saratoga trunk

  • This amount of money, though small, came just in the nick of time, because of the Saratoga-trunk scheme not proving a success.