trunk

Part of speech: noun

The main body or stock of a tree; the main body of any structure.

Part of speech: noun

The body, as distinguished from the limbs.

Part of speech: noun

A packing- box with a hinged lid and handles.

Part of speech: noun

A proboscis, as of an elephant.

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Usage examples "trunk":

  1. " Carl will take care of your trunk," he said. - "Rose of Dutcher's Coolly", Hamlin Garland.
  2. It was gone, and so was Ethie's trunk, and some of Ethie's clothes, for he looked to see, and then mechanically went out into the hall, just as Mr. Bailey came upstairs and saw him. - "Ethelyn's Mistake", Mary Jane Holmes.
  3. Now, Frank, if you will be kind enough to help me upstairs with my trunk." - "Frank's Campaign or the Farm and the Camp", Horatio Alger, Jr..