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carry-on

[kar-ee-on, -awn] /ˈkær iˌɒn, -ˌɔn/
adjective
1.
of a size and shape suitable for being carried onto and stowed in the passenger compartment of an airplane:
carry-on luggage.
noun
2.
a piece of carry-on luggage.
Origin of carry-on
1950-1955
1950-55; adj., noun use of verb phrase carry on
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