a rectangular traveling trunk low enough to slide under a bunk on a ship.
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How to use steamer trunk in a sentence
Your steamer trunk and your bag and shawl strap should be placed in the cabin with you.The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain
The idea of packing the great Dane in a steamer trunk was really quite ridiculous.Six Little Bunkers at Mammy June's | Laura Lee Hope
I don't know what I should have done if the steward hadn't informed them that he could not move their steamer-trunk until morning.West Wind Drift | George Barr McCutcheon
He stooped and turned the key in his steamer-trunk with a movement of determined conclusiveness that did not escape her.The Silver Poppy | Arthur Stringer
"I want to get a steamer trunk—sailing Wednesday," he said in firm tones to the clerk.Bunker Bean | Harry Leon Wilson