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excess baggage

noun [U]     (UK also excess luggage)
bags that weigh more than the allowed amount for a single passenger, or the money you are charged to take them onto an aircraft: We had to pay excess baggage. He arrived with 88 pounds of excess baggage.Containers for carrying personal possessionsAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
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