noun Date: 1877 suitcase

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  • gripsack — /grip sak /, n. Older Use. a traveling bag; grip. [1875 80, Amer.; GRIP + SACK1] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Grip — Grip, n. [AS. gripe. Cf. {Grip}, v. t., {Gripe}, v. t.] 1. An energetic or tenacious grasp; a holding fast; strength in grasping. [1913 Webster] 2. A peculiar mode of clasping the hand, by which members of a secret association recognize or greet …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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