Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A container for holding or carrying miscellaneous items, especially a traveling case or bag.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large bag for carrying things whilst travelling.
  • n. A book or similar printed work containing a wide variety of information. Compare to omnibus, encyclopedia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a capacious bag or basket.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A portable bag or case used in traveling, etc., for holding miscellaneous articles.

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

  • n. a capacious bag or basket

Etymologies

From hold +‎ all (Wiktionary)

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