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One of my biggest concerns was balancing work and vacation, and not tipping the portmanteau scale too far in one direction.
Making this dish for my Jamaican husband and our two small “Trin-Ja-Merican” children — a fitting portmanteau to describe their multicultural heritage — I appreciate the warmth and satiating quality that aloo and channa confers.
This dermatological condition—a portmanteau of “mask” and “acne”—affects people of all ages and skin types, regardless of whether they have a history of skin irritation.
The paper also came up with the portmanteau “gerrymander,” sealing the governor’s legacy in a common disenfranchisement tactic that still continues centuries later.
The portmanteau was the sign of youth and progress; old-fashioned people stuck to the carpet bag.
Such thoughts as these passed through the worthy officer's mind as he carefully packed his portmanteau.
He had not even had the energy to finish his packing, and his clothes and papers lay on the floor about the portmanteau.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
When they saw my portmanteau (twenty-five pounds in weight), they were quite puzzled to know what to do with it.
And he rose at once, reshouldered the portmanteau, and taking the candle in his other hand, moved forward to the Lodge.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
His gold he wrapped in a cambric cloth, put it into a shot bag, and then into a portmanteau.

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