Definition of baggagemaster

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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First Known Use of baggagemaster

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Baggagemaster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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