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He also procured a couple of mules to transport his baggage.

Baggage and rifle on shoulder, he pursued a course south by east.

The rebels were compelled to make a stand to protect their baggage.

I left the baggage in charge of four gigantic mastiffs which we had brought with us.

Accommodation for the baggage was provided in a similarly practical manner.

Then it occurred to him that his horse and his baggage were still in the temple.

He did arrive at one, in a cab, with bag and baggage, straight from the store.

What does the emigrant from Europe bring to America besides his baggage?

My father'll know just what to do about your baggage, and so forth.

Indian men were chained together and forced to carry the baggage.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "portable equipment of an army; plunder, loot," from Old French bagage "baggage, (military) equipment" (14c.), from bague "pack, bundle, sack," ultimately from the same Scandinavian source that yielded bag (n.). Baggage-smasher (1851) was American English slang for "railway porter."

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