Definition of steamer trunk in English:

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steamer trunk

noun

A sturdy trunk designed or intended for use on board a steamship.
Example sentences
  • Four items stood along one wall: two tall chests of drawers, an antique wardrobe, and a steamer trunk, its lid propped open with a block of wood.
  • It came in a box about the size of a steamer trunk.
  • He led me to a steamer trunk, opened the lid and began to take out dark velvet trousers, shirts of raw silk, scarves hung with gold ornaments.

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