steamer trunk


Definition of steamer trunk

: a trunk suitable for use in a stateroom of a steamer especially : a shallow trunk that may be stowed beneath a berth

Examples of steamer trunk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This beautiful storage piece — a modern take on the classic steamer trunk — showcases one of Morris & Co. Kara Nelson | Contributing Writer,, "Perk up your surroundings with the use of color patterns and prnts," 15 Sep. 2020 At his death, George’s estate consisted of two overcoats, a steamer trunk, and 130 copies of Austin’s memoir. Paul Brown, Longreads, "How Four Americans Robbed the Bank of England," 10 Aug. 2020 Jacques Garcia, who designed both hotels in New York and Los Angeles, has retained signature elements across all 293 rooms, like leather headboards, steamer trunk minibars, and original artwork curated by be-poles, the Parisian design studio. Andrea Whittle, Condé Nast Traveler, "The New NoMad Las Vegas Breaks the Strip Stereotype," 9 Oct. 2018 With his new credit cards, Joe purchases four of the most expensive steamer trunks money could buy, and fills them with everything Brookstone might have sold in airports. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "Everything you need to remember on the 30th anniversary of 'Joe Versus the Volcano'," 10 Mar. 2020 The two bob uncertainly in the churning waves until all four steamer trunks gloriously float up to the surface. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "Everything you need to remember on the 30th anniversary of 'Joe Versus the Volcano'," 10 Mar. 2020 Timur Kocak uses a steamer trunk of costumes and props to re-create the Charles Dickens’ classic, playing 25 roles in 75 minutes of quick-change artistry. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, "Nutcrackers, Christmas concerts and shows to get into the mistletoe mood," 4 Dec. 2019 Men unload steamer trunks at the train depot from the now-defunct Atlantic Coast Line. Lisa Maria Garza,, "Clermont history book research yields 1920s silent film — ‘it takes you back’," 27 Nov. 2019 Nearby, accessories brand Nappa Dori sells handmade leather totes and steamer trunks in kicky colors, while the upstairs café is a great spot to refuel with a cappuccino. Sarah Khan, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Six-Stop Shopping Guide to Mumbai," 9 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of steamer trunk

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Steamer trunk.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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