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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
Word History
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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