a usually rectangular piece of luggage especially for carrying clothes while traveling.

1900–05; suit + case2 Unabridged
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suitcase (ˈsuːtˌkeɪs, ˈsjuːt-)
a portable rectangular travelling case, usually stiffened, for carrying clothing, etc

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see live out (of a suitcase).

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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Example sentences
Many travelers rely on the rolling suitcase, which features wheels that are
  convenient for pulling the luggage as you walk or run.
Measuring your carry-on luggage in advance of travel ensures that your suitcase
  meets the airline's.
Should have stuffed everything in my suitcase and held it on lap if necessary.
The campus is small but kinda pretty, it is also a suitcase college as well.
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