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packing case

noun
1.
a box in which goods are packed for transport or storage.
Also called packing box.
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  • Billy sat down on a packing case and put his chin in his hands.

    Cost of Living Robert Sheckley
  • Did he sit on a packing case and utter sepulchral aphorisms?

    Pipefuls

    Christopher Morley
  • Our first camp was two blankets, a packing case and a banjo.

    Sonia Between two Worlds Stephen McKenna
  • Between the two stood a packing case on end, which served as a table.

    The Triumph of John Kars

    Ridgwell Cullum
  • He preached from the top of a packing case in front of the tent.

    The Book of the Bush George Dunderdale
  • There was no chance for further talk, for by this time Sartoris had released the straps of the packing case and raised the lid.

    The Slave of Silence Fred M. White
  • She opened a very small door in a packing case that was hidden beneath extra blankets and some clothing.

  • His table was a packing case, his chair a box of tinned goods, his bed four ropes and a mat woven of palm leaves.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921 Thomas J. Campbell
  • Ned was selected, so he sat down behind the packing case to jot down his notes.

    The Blue Birds' Winter Nest Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • Peter opened a packing case, picked out a sheaf of papers, and sitting opposite Linda, began to read.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter

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