Definition of Luggage

1. Noun. Cases used to carry belongings when traveling.

Exact synonyms: Baggage
Specialized synonyms: Bag, Grip, Suitcase, Traveling Bag, Travelling Bag, Dressing Case, Hand Luggage, Hatbox, Imperial, Satchel, Trunk
Generic synonyms: Case
Terms within: Grip, Handgrip, Handle, Hold, Strap
Derivative terms: Lug

Definition of Luggage

1. n. That which is lugged; anything cumbrous and heavy to be carried; especially, a traveler's trunks, baggage, etc., or their contents.

Definition of Luggage

1. Noun. the bags and other containers that hold a traveller's belongings ¹

2. Noun. the contents of such containers ¹

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Definition of Luggage

1. articles containing a traveler's belongings [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Luggage

lug bolt
lug bolts
lug nut
lug wrench
luggage (current term)
luggage carousel
luggage carrier
luggage carrousel
luggage compartment
luggage hold
luggage holds
luggage rack
luggage van

Literary usage of Luggage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Negligence in Law by Thomas Beven (1908)
"Still, the test applicable in the case of luggage loaded on a stage-coach need not, and probably does not, differ in kind from that which is applied in the ..."

2. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1870)
"TWO SIDES TO luggage. The mode of proceeding with luggage at a French station is this. You first take jour party's tickets, of whatever class. ..."

3. Italy by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1877)
"luggage. CUSTOM HOUSE. fhe examination of luggage which takes _ place at the Italian ... An assurance that their luggage contains nothing liable to duty ..."

4. Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius by Maurice Powell, Henry Roscoe (1891)
"As respects a passenger's personal luggage given into the care of the company ... 31, DP In respect, however, of luggage which a railway passenger by his ..."

5. Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius by Henry Roscoe, Maurice Powell (1884)
"the request of the passenger, to take charge of his personal luggage, and to convey it at their own risk. Munster v. .VE Ну. Си., 4 С. В., ..."

6. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"In a case In an English county court the Judge ruled that a bicycle could not be treated as ordinary passenger's luggage, but bis reasons are not reported. ..."

7. Commentaries on the Law of Bailments: With Illustrations from the Civil and by Joseph Story (1846)
"... of the usual luggage or baggage, which it is customary to allow every passenger to carry for the journey.2 • The luggage or baggage is (as we have seen) ..."

8. The Gentleman's House: Or, How to Plan English Residences, from the by Robert Kerr (1865)
"luggage-room, its uses and requirements. No house of good size can be ... A luggage-ROOM, again, is an apartment of great use in superior houses as a ..."

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