car·​ry·​all | \ ˈka-rē-ˌȯl How to pronounce carryall (audio) , ˈker-ē- \

Definition of carryall

1 [by folk etymology from French carriole, from Old Occitan carriola, ultimately from Latin carrus car]
a : a light covered carriage for four or more persons
b : a passenger automobile used as a small bus
2 [carry entry 1 + all entry 3] : a capacious bag or carrying case

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took only a small carryall on the plane
Recent Examples on the Web Available in black, Thunder Blue or Maple Orange, this handsome carryall has more than 90 near-perfect reviews praising its durability and perfect size. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, 27 May 2021 This Dagne Dover backpack is the perfect carryall for MBA graduates who love bouncing between work and the gym. Alyssa Newcomb, Fortune, 15 May 2021 The brand’s Lillie leather carryall, for example, is normally priced at $428, and is currently on sale for $199. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 6 Apr. 2021 The Birkin—a simple, structured rectangular leather carryall with a flap closure and saddle stitching—has become a part of the culture. Leah Chernikoff, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Mar. 2021 Under your arm could be a small hobo bag or a giant carryall tote. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 19 Mar. 2021 Like the zip-top tote, the Lillie carryall is made from top-quality crossgrain leather and received high ratings from Coach Outlet shoppers. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 8 Mar. 2021 This zippered carryall, once $298 and now $209 in Coastal Pink, features a matte coated canvas exterior with a double-link print and a stripe down the middle. Arielle Tschinkel And Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, 27 Feb. 2021 The best carryall for spring 2021 is humble and handmade. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 15 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of carryall

1714, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of carryall was in 1714

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15 Jun 2021

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“Carryall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of carryall

US : a large bag or carrying case


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