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suitcase

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/ ˈsutˌkeɪs /
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noun
a usually rectangular piece of luggage especially for carrying clothes while traveling.

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Origin of suitcase

First recorded in 1900–05; suit + case2
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British Dictionary definitions for suitcase

suitcase
/ (ˈsuːtˌkeɪs, ˈsjuːt-) /

noun
a portable rectangular travelling case, usually stiffened, for carrying clothing, etc
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Other Idioms and Phrases with suitcase

suitcase

see live out (of a suitcase).

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