[syn: portmanteau, Gladstone, Gladstone bag]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Portmanteau \Port*man"teau\, n.; pl. Portmanteaus. [F.
porte-manteau; porter to carry + manteau a cloak, mantle. See
Port to carry, and Mantle.]
A bag or case, usually of leather, for carrying wearing
apparel, etc., on journeys. --Thackeray.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a new word formed by joining two others and combining their
meanings; "`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'";
"`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor'
and `hotel'"; "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau" [syn:
blend, portmanteau word, portmanteau]
2: a large travelling bag made of stiff leather [syn:
portmanteau, Gladstone, Gladstone bag]