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dun·nage / ˈdənij/ • n. pieces of wood, matting, or similar material used to keep a cargo in position in a ship's hold. ∎ inf. a person's belongings, esp. those brought on board ship.

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Dunnage

baggage; clothes collectively Slang Dictionary, 1874.

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dunnage light material, brushwood, etc. stowed among a cargo. XIV (in AL. form dennagium), XV (donage), XVII (dynnage). of unkn. orig.