baggagemaster

noun

1
: a railroad employee in charge of a baggage car or baggage train
2
: an employee on a ship who is responsible for the stowing, care, and removal of baggage
3
: a bus company employee who traces and settles claims for baggage and other articles lost or damaged in shipment

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Word History

First Known Use

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of baggagemaster was in 1845

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“Baggagemaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baggagemaster. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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