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notecase

[ noht-keys ]
/ ˈnoʊtˌkeɪs /
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noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of notecase

First recorded in 1830–40; note + case2
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How to use notecase in a sentence

  • He took out his notecase and handed the seventy-five dollars to Marty in banknotes.

    The Mission of Janice Day|Helen Beecher Long
  • He fished around for a minute inside his parka, and pulled out his notecase.

    The Man Who Hated Mars|Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He seemed to make an effort to pull himself together as he put the money into his notecase.

    Captivity|M. Leonora Eyles

British Dictionary definitions for notecase

notecase
/ (ˈnəʊtˌkeɪs) /

noun
a less common word for wallet (def. 1)
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