Part of speech: noun

A case for carrying clothing, etc., behind a saddle; also, a hand- bag or satchel.

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Usage examples "portmanteau":

  1. It was night before he had packed all the documents relative to his completed contract in his portmanteau. - "Timar's Two Worlds", Mór Jókai.
  2. The man's only answer was to spring from his seat and seize Harold's portmanteau, which he deposited on the road with no gentle hand. - "Stories by English Authors: Ireland", Various.
  3. " But in my portmanteau," John persisted. - "Poor Relations", Compton Mackenzie.