American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Containers for a traveler's belongings.
- n. The cases and belongings of a traveler.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Anything to be carried that is cumbersome and heavy.
- n. Baggage; especially, a traveler's baggage.
- n. The bags and other containers that hold a traveller's belongings.
- n. The contents of such containers.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. That which is lugged; anything cumbrous and heavy to be carried; especially, a traveler's trunks, baggage, etc., or their contents.
- n. cases used to carry belongings when traveling
- 1590s, lug (“drag”) + -age (“(noun)”) – literally “that which is lugged, dragged around”. Duplicate -g- is to clarify pronunciation of the vowel ‘u’ (which is pronounced unchanged from lug). Compare baggage. (Wiktionary)
- Probably lug2 + (bag)gage. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“If the customs officer snatches a piece of my luggage, it will in general itself be luggage; if adoring groupies snatch an article of my clothing, it will be clothing; for ˜luggage™ and ˜clothing™ are mass nouns.”
“After you land at Heathrow, and once you get your luggage (if you get your luggage*) you have a number of choices for getting into London.”
“The ship has not yet arrived, but will doubtless be here in a few moments, the bad weather having delayed her; and my luggage is all hurried down to the tender, where I should be sent, too, did I not wail with hunger.”
“Now that carry-on luggage is out of hand the airlines say Don't want to pay to check it?”
“If their service to my carry on luggage is superior, I should be the one deciding if the fee is worth choosing that airline.”
“Just to check regular luggage is $40 a bag or more, and they usually have to weigh less than 50 pounds which is almost impossible.”
“And no, 3 Adults and 3 KIds with multiple pieces of luggage is not the best way to travel on a bus.”
“I read that packing jewelry in checked luggage is not advisable, although I certainly do not have diamonds, rubies, or anything of the sort in my possession.”
“Nongjian Tao, an Arizona State University professor who studies the basic properties of graphene, also foresees graphene-based chemical sensors to detect explosives in luggage and volatile organic compounds in the air.”
“What if Revell had a RedCap take the luggage from a taxi, bring it to the check-in counter, and place it on the scale?”
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