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The area in an airport where arriving passengers collect luggage that has been transported in the hold of the aircraft.
- ‘As reported on these pages last year, its next move will be to the airport, where it is planning to set up 20 new screens in the baggage reclaim area.’
- ‘Standing in baggage reclaim at Luton airport the other day, it struck me that almost everyone around me had taken out their mobile phone.’
- ‘So, when the Scot arrived at Heathrow baggage reclaim following a tour of the Far East, he was understandably anxious to find his precious piece of wood.’
- ‘There were so many spectators examining the wicket during the tea interval that it could have been a Test match at Headingley or a baggage reclaim at Manchester Airport.’
- ‘She had walked into the red channel at Heathrow from the baggage reclaim area saying that she had some items to declare.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.