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dispatch box

a case or box used to hold valuables or documents, esp official state documents
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  • It was the dispatch box, lightly sifted over with sand as was the body.

    The Forbidden Trail Honor Willsie
  • There was fame and fortune on the bottom of that dispatch box.

    The Sleuth of St. James's Square Melville Davisson Post
  • Rapidly he unlocked his dispatch box and took out one or two notes from Violet.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • For some time Kit was occupied with his dispatch box, but as soon as he had sorted his manifests he went on deck.

    Kit Musgrave's Luck

    Harold Bindloss
  • A porter brought along the dispatch box, and the luggage from the van to the Custom House.

    Ghosts I Have Seen Violet Tweedale
  • My dispatch box disappeared altogether, and I got into a first-class carriage, accompanied by two very smart attendants.

    Ghosts I Have Seen Violet Tweedale
  • When I went to the safe a moment ago, I left these documents on the cover of the dispatch box.

    Theft Jack London
  • He rose and replaced the dispatch box on its shelf, and after that paced the room for a few moments with quick, restive strides.

    The Tempering

    Charles Neville Buck
  • It was such a receptacle as would be described, in England, as a "dispatch box."

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