valise

noun
va·​lise | \ və-ˈlēs How to pronounce valise (audio) \

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Hidden in a leather valise and sedated lest her cries betray her, she was smuggled past SS guards. Bart Barnes, BostonGlobe.com, "Anita Epstein, who chronicled her infancy during the Holocaust, dies at 76," 13 July 2019 Hidden in a leather valise and sedated lest her cries betray her, she was smuggled past SS guards. Bart Barnes, BostonGlobe.com, "Anita Epstein, who chronicled her infancy during the Holocaust, dies at 76," 13 July 2019 Hidden in a leather valise and sedated lest her cries betray her, she was smuggled past SS guards. Bart Barnes, BostonGlobe.com, "Anita Epstein, who chronicled her infancy during the Holocaust, dies at 76," 13 July 2019 Hidden in a leather valise and sedated lest her cries betray her, she was smuggled past SS guards. Bart Barnes, BostonGlobe.com, "Anita Epstein, who chronicled her infancy during the Holocaust, dies at 76," 13 July 2019 Hidden in a leather valise and sedated lest her cries betray her, she was smuggled past SS guards. Bart Barnes, BostonGlobe.com, "Anita Epstein, who chronicled her infancy during the Holocaust, dies at 76," 13 July 2019 Hidden in a leather valise and sedated lest her cries betray her, she was smuggled past SS guards. Bart Barnes, Washington Post, "Anita Epstein, who chronicled her infancy during the Holocaust, dies at 76," 9 July 2019 Here, the exact contents of each valise, for your shopping pleasure. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Goody Bags: All the Best Holiday Fashions, and the Suitcases to Pack Them In," 14 Dec. 2018 One of the more colorful is René Bejarano, who worked in AMLO’s city government but is better known for being caught on video in 2004 packing a valise with stacks of cash from Argentine businessman Carlos Ahumada. Mary Anastasia O’grady, WSJ, "Mexico’s Election Is in Play," 24 June 2018

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First Known Use of valise

1615, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for valise

borrowed from French, "traveler's case, saddlebag," going back to Middle French, borrowed from Italian valigia, of obscure origin

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valise

noun

English Language Learners Definition of valise

old-fashioned : a small suitcase

valise

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va·​lise | \ və-ˈlēs How to pronounce valise (audio) \

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