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  • n. An early hinged bag, a precursor of the modern briefcase.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a large travelling bag made of stiff leather

Etymologies

Named for British prime minister William E Gladstone (1809-1898), a frequent traveller. (Wiktionary)

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