Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) cases used to carry belongings when traveling
  2. (noun, artifact) the portable equipment and supplies of an army
  3. (noun, person) a worthless or immoral woman

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Synonyms of Baggage


Origin of the word Baggage

  1. mid-15c., from O.Fr. bagage "baggage, (military) equipment" (14c.), from bague "pack, bundle, sack," ultimately from the same Scandinavian source that yielded bag. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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