holdall

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English[edit]

Picture of a holdall, taken at Merseyside Maritime Museum.
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Etymology[edit]

From hold +‎ all

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Noun[edit]

holdall (plural holdalls)

  1. A large bag for carrying things whilst travelling.
  2. (figuratively) A book or similar printed work containing a wide variety of information. Compare to omnibus, encyclopedia.

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