in case

conjunction

Definition of in case 

1 : if in case we are surprised, keep by me— Washington Irving

2 : as a precaution against the event that carries a gun in case he is attacked

First Known Use of in case

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of in case was in the 14th century

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