Bag"gage (băg"g&asl;j), n. [F.
bagage, from OF. bague bundle. In senses 6 and 7 cf. F.
bagasse a prostitute. See Bag, n.]
1. The clothes, tents, utensils, and provisions of an
&fist; "The term itself is made to apply chiefly to articles of clothing
and to small personal effects." Farrow.
2. The trunks, valises, satchels, etc., which a
traveler carries with him on a journey; luggage.
The baronet's baggage on the roof of the coach.
We saw our baggage following below.
&fist; The English usually call this luggage.
3. Purulent matter. [Obs.]
4. Trashy talk. [Obs.] Ascham.
5. A man of bad character. [Obs.]
6. A woman of loose morals; a prostitute.
A disreputable, daring, laughing, painted French
7. A romping, saucy girl. [Playful]