from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bag or wallet, usually of leather, for carrying necessaries on a journey: sometimes provided with a special set of toilet articles, and then known in the trade as a fitted bag.


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  • The young girl took it, after placing by her side a modest traveling-bag of red leather, which seemed to constitute all her luggage.

    Michael Strogoff

  • She opened her traveling-bag for the last time, and pausing for

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  • Mrs. Lecount composedly opened the traveling-bag and took out her smelling bottle, in case of emergency.

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  • Mrs. Lecount folded up her papers and hung her traveling-bag over her arm in contemptuous silence.

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  • As she locked her traveling-bag Noel Vanstone rang the bell.

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  • “Oblige me, sir, by holding one side of my traveling-bag,” she resumed, “while I open it and take something out.”

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  • While the writing materials were in process of collection, Mrs. Lecount made a new demand on the resources of her traveling-bag.

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  • Roused by this consideration, she produced her traveling-bag from a corner, as soon as the last of the servants had entered the room; and seating herself at the end of the table opposite Noel Vanstone, looked at him for a moment, with a steady, investigating attention.

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  • Mrs. Lecount took from her traveling-bag the written evidence to which she had just alluded, and carefully placed the papers on one side of him, within easy reach, if he wished to refer to them.

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  • She gave orders for the other horses to be put in the carriage, and packed in a traveling-bag the things needed for a few days.

    Anna Karenina


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