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Saratoga trunk

noun
1.
a type of large traveling trunk used mainly by women during the 19th century.
Origin of Saratoga trunk
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; named after Saratoga Springs
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  • This amount of money, though small, came just in the nick of time, because of the saratoga-trunk scheme not proving a success.

    Twenty Years of Hus'ling J. P. Johnston

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