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For other uses of "Portmanteau", see Portmanteau (disambiguation).
A portmanteau refers to a piece of luggage, usually made of leather and opening into two equal parts. The word comes from French, portemanteau, literally meaning 'it carries the cloak'.  It has been used to give a formal description of a hat or coat rack.
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