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luggage

lug·gage

luggage

 
pronunciation:
luh gihj
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part of speech: noun
definition: suitcases or other containers for transporting personal possessions on trips; baggage.
 
synonyms:
baggage
similar words:
appurtenances, bags, belongings, gear, personal effects, stuff, suitcases, things
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The word luggage was first used around 1600. It was formed from the word "lug," which means "to drag or carry." "Lug" comes from a Scandinavian word that means "to pull or drag by the hair."
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