billfold

[ bil-fohld ]
/ ˈbɪlˌfoʊld /

noun

a thin, flat, folding case, often of leather, for carrying paper money in the pocket and with fewer compartments than a wallet.

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Also called, especially British, notecase.

Origin of billfold

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; bill1 + fold1
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billfold
/ (ˈbɪlˌfəʊld) /

noun

US and Canadian a small folding case, usually of leather, for holding paper money, documents, etcAlso called (in Britain and other countries): wallet
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