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[noht-keys] /ˈnoʊtˌkeɪs/
noun, Chiefly British.
Origin of notecase
First recorded in 1830-40; note + case2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He seemed to make an effort to pull himself together as he put the money into his notecase.

    Captivity M. Leonora Eyles
  • He fished around for a minute inside his parka, and pulled out his notecase.

    The Man Who Hated Mars Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He took out his notecase and handed the seventy-five dollars to Marty in banknotes.

    The Mission of Janice Day Helen Beecher Long
British Dictionary definitions for notecase


a less common word for wallet (sense 1)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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