Luggage van
Luggage Lug"gage, n. [From 4th {Lug}.] That which is lugged; anything cumbrous and heavy to be carried; especially, a traveler's trunks, baggage, etc., or their contents. [1913 Webster]

I am gathering up my luggage, and preparing for my journey. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

What do you mean, To dote thus on such luggage! --Shak.

Syn: Plunder; baggage. [1913 Webster]

{Luggage van}, a vehicle for carrying luggage; a railway car, or compartment of a car, for carrying luggage. [Eng.]

{Luggage compartment}, the compartment in a train, bus or other vehicle designed for storage of luggage during a journey. Separate from the {passenger compartment}. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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