Portmanteaus
Portmanteau Port*man"teau, n.; pl. {Portmanteaus}. [F. porte-manteau; porter to carry + manteau a cloak, mantle. See {Port} to carry, and {Mantle}.] A bag or case, usually of leather, for carrying wearing apparel, etc., on journeys. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

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