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Meaning of BAGGAGE

Pronunciation:  'bagij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a case used to carry belongings when traveling
  2. [n]  a worthless or immoral woman

BAGGAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: luggage
 See Also: adult female, bag, case, dressing case, grip, hand luggage, handgrip, handle, hatbox, hold, impedimenta, imperial, satchel, strap, suitcase, traveling bag, trunk, woman



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bag"gage\, n. [F. bagage, from OF. bague bungle. In
senses 6 and 7 cf. F. bagasse a prostitute. See {Bag}, n.]
1. The clothes, tents, utensils, and provisions of an army.

Note: ``The term itself is made to apply chiefly to articles
      of clothing and to small personal effects.'' --Farrow.

2. The trunks, valises, satchels, etc., which a traveler
   carries with him on a journey; luggage.

         The baronet's baggage on the roof of the coach.

         We saw our baggage following below.   --Johnson.

Note: The English usually call this luggage.

3. Purulent matter. [Obs.] --Barrough.

4. Trashy talk. [Obs.] --Ascham.

5. A man of bad character. [Obs.] --Holland.

6. A woman of loose morals; a prostitute.

         A disreputable, daring, laughing, painted French
         baggage.                              --Thackeray.

7. A romping, saucy girl. [Playful] --Goldsmith.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of baggage refers to the problems and things that you are carrying on your shoulders and weighing your down. It may also be symbolic of your identity.
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