Origin of briefcase
Examples from the Web for briefcase
I settle for a sweater and jacket and throw a tie in my briefcase just in case it turns out to be the prom.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although in that film, the briefcase contained an atomic bomb.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He searches patiently through his briefcase and produces a round-trip ticket for the seat in question.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He opens the briefcase to reveal hundreds of well-thumbed sheets of paper filled with typewritten words.
He is carrying the briefcase as he enters the room, so still even in walking that he does not disturb the air around him.
At the far end, Reinhart and Dixon watched uneasily as the big Pole removed papers from his briefcase and carefully examined them.The Variable Man|Philip K. Dick
Even his name was initialed on the outside of the briefcase.Forever|Robert Sheckley
He brought himself back with a grimace, aware that he was clutching the briefcase of tapes possessively from long habit.We're Friends, Now|Henry Hasse
After about ten minutes, Elshawe put his pipe carefully on a nearby table and reached down to pick up his briefcase.By Proxy|Gordon Randall Garrett
"We'll need some food before long, too," Professor Bernardi observed, putting his briefcase down on a fallen log.Collector's Item|Evelyn E. Smith