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dispatch case

Origin of dispatch case
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Then she kissed the children, took up her dispatch case, and fled on deck.

    Loyal to the School Angela Brazil
  • I only ran down to school for a few minutes to tell you that the dispatch case is lost, then I must go back to him.

  • Lesbia had to cling on to Bunty with one hand, and to hold her dispatch case with the other.

    Loyal to the School Angela Brazil
  • Taking her writing-block and a pencil from her dispatch case, she hastily scribbled a note.

    Loyal to the School Angela Brazil
  • With lightning quickness the agent slid the dispatch case away from the doctor's side and stood up.

    Winning a Cause

    John Gilbert Thompson and Inez Bigwood
  • Maps and plans jealously guarded by us have disappeared, my dispatch case has been broken open.

    With Wellington in Spain F. S. Brereton
  • Vidac stuffed the report and the exposed film into a dispatch case and quickly sealed it.

    The Space Pioneers Carey Rockwell
  • She closed her dispatch case with a snap and gave a glance at herself in the great mirror.

    All Roads Lead to Calvary Jerome K. Jerome
  • Reply from London to my letter of the 28th, which accompanied the dispatch case and the other papers, has finally come to hand.

    He Walked Around the Horses Henry Beam Piper
  • To prove this, he produced from his dispatch case sundry papers.

    He Walked Around the Horses Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for dispatch case

dispatch case

a case used for carrying papers, documents, books, etc, usually flat and stiff
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