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luggage

[luhg-ij] /ˈlʌg ɪdʒ/
noun
1.
suitcases, trunks, etc.; baggage.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; lug1 + -age
Related forms
luggageless, adjective
Can be confused
bag, baggage, luggage, pack, sac, sack.
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luggage

/ˈlʌɡɪdʒ/
noun
1.
suitcases, trunks, etc, containing personal belongings for a journey; baggage
Word Origin
C16: perhaps from lug1, influenced in form by baggage
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Word Origin and History for lug gage
luggage
1590s, from lug (v.) "to drag;" so, lit. "what has to be lugged about" (or, in Johnson's definition, "any thing of more bulk than value"). In 20c., the usual word for "baggage belonging to passengers."
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