Item is also a pair going out together.
Samosapedia by the way is the definite guide to South Asian lingo.
But the Middle English, word that originated from the Latin ita=thus. Its first known use is in the 14th century and first documented use in 1561. Merriam Webster assures has other meanings like
A part in an enumeration, account or series.
An object of attention concern or interest.
It is a separate piece of news or information.
A couple in a romantic or sexual relationship.
So if I had t to evacuate my home in an instant, the five items I would grab on my way out, well, bag that contains my wallet , health card ,my medications my phone and my laptop. (Incidentally I keep it right by the emergency exit.) And rest depends on the time available before the evacuation. If it is hop skip and jump then the handbag that’s it.