Origin of valise
Examples from the Web for valise
Next morning Alcide packed my valise, and leaving him in charge of my apartments I took the Orient express for Constantinople.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What in thunder do you mean by exchanging my valise for this one?The Man in Lower Ten|Mary Roberts Rinehart
There was Judge Ames walking up the street, valise in hand, just from the early morning train.The Calico Cat|Charles Miner Thompson
I paid the hackman, who stood with the valise I had bought in Romer for Kate, in his hand, and he departed.Seek and Find|Oliver Optic
Word Origin for valise
1610s, "suitcase, soldier's kit bag," from French valise (1560s), from Italian valigia, of uncertain origin. Attested in Medieval Latin forms valisia (early 15c.), valixia (late 13c.).