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portmanteau

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  1. a bag carried by hand and designed to hold a traveler's clothing and personal articles carried her possessions with her in an old portmanteau Synonyms carryall, carry-on, grip, handbag, holdall [chiefly British], traveling bag, suitcase, walletRelated Words overnight bag (also overnight case), weekend bag (also weekend case), weekender; cosmetic case, traveling case; carpetbag, duffel bag, kit, kit bag; backpack, haversack, knapsack, packsack, rucksack; attaché, attaché case, briefcase, valise; baggage, bags, luggage

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