traveling bag


a small bag, as a valise or suitcase, usually made of leather, having an oblong shape, and used chiefly to hold clothes.

Origin of traveling bag

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for traveling bag

Historical Examples of traveling bag

  • By way of proof she pointed to her traveling-bag, which was beside her on the floor.

    Thankful's Inheritance

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • Then he stepped indoors, changed his clothes, and filled a traveling-bag.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • Will you be so good as to order a carriage for me while I run upstairs and get my traveling-bag?

    Victor's Triumph

    Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth

  • Fogg opened his traveling-bag and lifted out a strip of metal.

  • She was shawled and hooded, carrying a traveling-bag in her hand.


    Bret Harte