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packing case

a box in which goods are packed for transport or storage.
Also called packing box. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Duvall trembled, thinking of the hat lying unseen behind the packing case in the corner.

    The Ivory Snuff Box Arnold Fredericks
  • Billy sat down on a packing case and put his chin in his hands.

    Cost of Living Robert Sheckley
  • Unpack the battery, keeping the packing case right side up to avoid spilling electrolyte.

  • Did he sit on a packing case and utter sepulchral aphorisms?

    Pipefuls Christopher Morley
  • He took a pencil and a sheet of paper from his pocket and, placing his pistol on a packing case, roughly sketched a ducal coronet.

  • 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
  • Suddenly Sim reached up and pulled down the large, hinged cover of the packing case.

    The Orchard Secret Cleo Garis
  • She opened a very small door in a packing case that was hidden beneath extra blankets and some clothing.

  • The pistol moved significantly, and the corporal moved towards the rough table, constructed out of a packing case.

    The Lady of North Star Ottwell J. Binns
  • 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

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