traveling case


: a usually rigid and box-shaped suitcase

Examples of traveling case in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trimmed with luggage slats and a restraint bar, the box lands ready to support any traveling cases, haversacks, miniature steamer trunks, or other traveling caboodle carried in the cabin, but definitely not any plus-two passengers. Larry Griffin, Car and Driver, 24 Apr. 2023 Zabeth furnishes the novel with a sturdy archetype, a premodern African character who maintains shopping lists in her head rather than writing them down and keeps her cash in a small traveling case rather than entrusting it to a bank, because that is supposedly the native way. Howard W. French, The New York Review of Books, 29 Nov. 2022 Way before Christo, Marcel Duchamp created a traveling case of miniatures of his work to extend their reach and allow Duchamp to sell more exemplars of his work. Tom Teicholz, Forbes, 5 June 2022 The newest recruit at the International Crane Foundation arrived last month in its own traveling case. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 20 June 2021 The heated razor starter kit has a traveling case ($250). oregonlive, 14 June 2021 This is perfect for the inside of a crate, traveling case, couch, sofa, bed, car, or RV. Chris Hachey, BGR, 26 May 2021 In the decades immediately following, the titular LV, his son Georges Vuitton, and grandson Gaston-Louis Vuitton became famous for their ability to make a traveling case for just about anything. Steff Yotka, Vogue, 23 Nov. 2020 Equip your favorite makeup artist with this Sephora Collection brush set, which includes 10 complexion and eye brushes and a traveling case. Jessica Kasparian, USA TODAY, 22 Oct. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1744, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of traveling case was in 1744

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“Traveling case.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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