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traveling bag

a small bag, as a valise or suitcase, usually made of leather, having an oblong shape, and used chiefly to hold clothes.
Origin of traveling bag
1830-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Some one evidently gave her a lift, for she had her traveling bag with her.

    The Gay Cockade Temple Bailey
  • "In my traveling bag," the girl told him in a toneless voice.

    The Black Bag Louis Joseph Vance
  • It was therefore a most mournful Loyalheart who listlessly packed a traveling bag, preparatory to the next morning's journey.

    Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer Jessie Graham Flower
  • It should have been in the bank's vaults, instead of which it was in the cashier's traveling bag.

    Uncle Sam Detective William Atherton Du Puy
  • For he carried a traveling bag—an old-fashioned carpetbag—and he seemed to have lost his way.

    The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug Arthur Scott Bailey
  • The lock on his traveling bag had been picked, and the stethoscope was missing.

    The Five Arrows Allan Chase
  • She had just handed her traveling bag and wraps to a porter, and was getting out.

    The Legacy of Cain Wilkie Collins
  • Here in the gloom of early morning was the dark-faced woman claiming that her traveling bag had been taken.

    Gypsy Flight Roy J. Snell
  • Looking round, she saw that she had forgotten to put her almanac in her traveling bag.

    The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8) Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
  • Rising to seek her traveling bag which she had deposited in the hall, she hastily rummaged in it for her fountain pen.

    Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer Jessie Graham Flower

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