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baggagemaster

[bag-ij-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈbæg ɪdʒˌmæs tər, -ˈmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a person employed, especially by a railroad, bus company, or steamship line, to take charge of passengers' baggage.
Origin of baggagemaster
1805-1815
1805-15; baggage + master
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  • At midnight I was checking my sample-trunk for Albany, and persuading the baggagemaster that 218 pounds were exactly 120.

    A Man of Samples Wm. H. Maher

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