luggage rack

EnglishEdit

roof luggage rack on a 1964 Rambler Classic 770 wagon
front and rear luggage racks on a bicycle
luggage rack on a tube train

NounEdit

luggage rack (plural luggage racks)

  1. A rack attached to a car or other vehicle, used to hold luggage or similar items.
    Hyponym: roof rack
    • 2012, Andrew Martin, Underground Overground: A passenger's history of the Tube, Profile Books, →ISBN, page 73:
      Above each seat was 'an ormolu luggage rack with finely chased ornamentation and panels of brass treillage'.
    • 2015, Jim Loomis, All Aboard: The Complete North American Train Travel Guide, Chicago Review Press (→ISBN), page 150:
      As do the coaches, these sleeping cars have a large luggage rack located on the lower level of the car where you enter.


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