glad-stone bag

Gladstone bag

noun
a small rectangular suitcase hinged to open into two compartments of equal size.
Also called Gladstone.


Origin:
1880–85; after W.E. Gladstone

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Gladstone bag
 
n
a piece of hand luggage consisting of two equal-sized hinged compartments
 
[C19: named after W. E. Gladstone]

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