"bag and baggage" meaning in English

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Adverb

Audio: en-au-bag and baggage.ogg [Australia]
Head templates: {{en-adv|-}} bag and baggage (not comparable)
  1. (chiefly UK) With all one's possessions. Tags: UK, chiefly, not-comparable
    Sense id: bag_and_baggage-en-adv-Y9tVJ4KG Categories (other): British English, Northern Irish English, English cognate expressions, English coordinated pairs Disambiguation of English cognate expressions: 49 51 Disambiguation of English coordinated pairs: 49 51 Translations (with all one's possessions): se vším všudy (Czech), sakumprásk (Czech), kimpsut ja kampsut (Finnish), avec armes et bagages (French), mit Sack und Pack (German), mit Kind und Kegel (German)

Noun

Audio: en-au-bag and baggage.ogg [Australia]
Head templates: {{en-noun|-}} bag and baggage (uncountable)
  1. (chiefly UK) All one's possessions. Tags: UK, chiefly, uncountable
    Sense id: bag_and_baggage-en-noun-2MC.2dIr Categories (other): British English, Northern Irish English, English cognate expressions, English coordinated pairs Disambiguation of English cognate expressions: 49 51 Disambiguation of English coordinated pairs: 49 51

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