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traveling bag

noun
1.
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
1830-1840
1830-40
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  • Harry was cordially asked to bring his traveling-bag there, and he did not need urging to do so.

    The Gilded Age, Complete Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner
  • Fogg opened his traveling-bag and lifted out a strip of metal.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • Then he stepped indoors, changed his clothes, and filled a traveling-bag.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • She was shawled and hooded, carrying a traveling-bag in her hand.

    Clarence Bret Harte
  • These first precautions taken, he ascended to his room and packed his traveling-bag.

    Little Novels Wilkie Collins
  • Will you be so good as to order a carriage for me while I run upstairs and get my traveling-bag?

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Almost authoritatively the Salesman reached out his empty hand for her traveling-bag.

    The Indiscreet Letter Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  • And a traveling-bag now seemed to him the ideal—the acme—of dignity.

    The Quest Frederik van Eeden
  • He paid his modest account, took his traveling-bag, and started for the Vose line pier.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • The traveling-bag was new, and had cost probably five dollars.

    Cast Adrift T. S. Arthur

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