Trunk steamer

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Trunk steamer A freight steamer having a high hatch coaming extending almost continuously fore and aft, but not of whaleback form at the sides.
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Usage

In literature:

But she never put it down until she had safely reached the shelter of the houseboat and had placed it at the bottom of her steamer trunk.
"Madge Morton's Secret" by Amy D. V. Chalmers
A tanned and bearded gentleman who was busily engaged unpacking a large steamer trunk, looked up inquiringly.
"The Sins of Séverac Bablon" by Sax Rohmer
He hauled his steamer trunk out from under his berth, and from a corner of it dragged a thick wallet.
"Sonnie-Boy's People" by James B. Connolly
The only baggage there, beyond a hand satchel, appeared to be a locked steamer trunk under the lower berth.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
They wrought with such goodwill that their contribution of trunks to the general supply was the largest put on board the steamer next day.
"The Lively Poll" by R.M. Ballantyne
Late in the afternoon he went to his room and, with his one hand, began, hastily and confusedly, to pack a small steamer trunk.
"The Flag" by Homer Greene
I never do feel comfortable until I see my trunks aboard my train or steamer.
"Dorothy's Travels" by Evelyn Raymond
When a long journey is taken, it is economy in the end to purchase an extra steamer trunk for your underclothes and linen.
"The Complete Bachelor" by Walter Germain
A hollow trunk over the screw of a steamer, for allowing the propeller to be disconnected and lifted when required.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
I believe they're in the bottom of one of my steamer trunks.
"The Place of Honeymoons" by Harold MacGrath
My trunk, my neatly strapped steamer rug, my large yellow valise, and sundry smaller articles, were gone, I knew not whither.
"Fibble, D. D." by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
Mr. Clodis's steamer trunk is in the room with him.
"The Motor Boat Club and The Wireless" by H. Irving Hancock
Agnes thought of her prettiest dress, tucked away in the little steamer-trunk, and brought it out.
"Claim Number One" by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Edward had now barely time to return to Pendleton, and hastily get his trunk in readiness for the forthcoming steamer.
"Little Wolf" by M. A. Cornelius
But Hawke soon answered them by pulling a large steamer trunk into the center of the room.
"The Boy Scouts of the Air in Indian Land" by Gordon Stuart
I must go back to Cambridge now, throw a few things into a steamer trunk, and then, good-bye.
"Brenda's Ward" by Helen Leah Reed
Beside him was a flat steamer trunk, which was closed.
"Dave Porter on Cave Island" by Edward Stratemeyer
Meantime, the chauffeur was opening a steamer trunk which he pulled from under the bed.
"The Mardi Gras Mystery" by H. Bedford-Jones
Her steamer-trunk and her bags were nowhere in sight.
"The City of Masks" by George Barr McCutcheon
Pack up whatever things you have taken from your trunks and we will return to the steamer.
"A New Sensation" by Albert Ross
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In news:

Louis Vuitton Steamer Trunk, ca 1915 PBS.
The starlet's Louis Vuitton steamer trunks waited in vain to voyage.
Steamer trunks make attractive storage chests when adorned with our locks, catches, corners and real leather handles.
Goyard steamer trunk for $850 during the firm's June 16, 2012, sale.
That's enough to swallow a sizable steamer trunk or three.
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