noun Chiefly British.

Origin of notecase

First recorded in 1830–40; note + case2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for notecase

Historical Examples of notecase

  • He seemed to make an effort to pull himself together as he put the money into his notecase.


    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 (def. 1)
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