whatever is lugged any such thing cumbrous and hefty to be held particularly a travelers trunks luggage etc or their contents
- situations accustomed carry possessions when taking a trip
- That which is lugged; such a thing cumbrous and heavy become carried; particularly, a traveler's trunks, luggage, etc., or their articles.
Luggage may include any articles meant for the application of a passenger while traveling, and for his personal equipment. Civ. Code Cal.
1590s, from lug (v.) "to drag" + -age; so, literally "what has to be lugged about" (or, in Johnson's definition, "any thing of more weight than value"). In 20c., the usual word for "baggage belonging to passengers."
Traveler's luggage, usually followed closely by a passenger and transported either in traveler cabin or in the cargo holds regarding the vessel.
(n.) What is lugged; such a thing cumbrous and hefty is held; particularly, a traveler's trunks, luggage, etc., or their particular items.
Automatic Luggage Weighing Machine (fig 20).