attaché case

at·​ta·​ché case | \ ˌa-ˌta-ˈshā- How to pronounce attaché case (audio) , ˌa-tə-; ə-ˈta-(ˌ)shā- \

Definition of attaché case

1 : a small thin suitcase used especially for carrying business papers
2 : briefcase

First Known Use of attaché case

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of attaché case was in 1904

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“Attaché case.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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: a small, thin suitcase that is used especially for carrying papers and documents

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