Gladstone bag


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Gladstone bag

n.
A piece of hand luggage traditionally having a hinged frame and opening into two compartments.

[After William Ewart Gladstone.]

Gladstone bag

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a piece of hand luggage consisting of two equal-sized hinged compartments
[C19: named after W. E. Gladstone]

Glad′stone bag`


n.
a small rectangular suitcase hinged to open into two compartments of equal size.
[1880–85; after W.E. Gladstone]
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Noun1.Gladstone bag - a large travelling bag made of stiff leatherGladstone bag - a large travelling bag made of stiff leather
suitcase, traveling bag, travelling bag, grip, bag - a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes; "he carried his small bag onto the plane with him"
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I have just been there, and I have taken it out, and I have got it in this Gladstone bag.
He opened the Gladstone bag as he spoke, and took out, to my astonishment, a very large bath-sponge.
said Mr Verloc, giving a slight kick to the gladstone bag on the floor; and Stevie flung himself upon it, seized it, bore it off with triumphant devotion.
Four times British prime minister, he is remembered not only for politics but for the Gladstone bag and the Gladstone collar.
This season, Alexander Wang and Donna Karan have given the Gladstone bag a new lease of life and it is undeniably the new "It" bag silhouette for autumn.
In the first episode, he was like a village doctor carrying a Gladstone bag.
com If you are planning on a New Year pick-me-up of a weekend break, this classic Gladstone bag from Celtic Sheepskin will ensure you travel in style.
He will be only the second Chancellor since 1860 not to carry the traditional Gladstone bag.
Another wild West item is the Physician's Gladstone Bag, a soft natural leather tote with nautical brass to hold medical instruments, clothes or screenplays.
The luggage in the Hudson Collection includes unique styles such as a Cabin Bag, a Slouchy Travel Tote and a Gladstone Bag that appeal to the leisure traveler looking for relaxed silhouettes that are still fashionable, functional and durable.
It may not have had the drama of Westminster - no glass of whisky or Gladstone bag - but it's better than previous years' manner of putting it on the website and giving a press conference.