Portmanteau (luggage)

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For other uses of "Portmanteau", see Portmanteau (disambiguation).

A 16-inch Gladstone bag made of ox leather

A portmanteau refers to a piece of luggage, usually made of leather and opening into two equal parts.[1] The word comes from French, portemanteau: porte from the verb porter meaning "to carry" and manteau meaning "coat" [2][3] It has been used to give a formal description of a hat or coat rack.