American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A portable, often flat case with a handle, used for carrying papers or books.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a small suitcase with a handle; it is used for carrying papers or files or books.
- n. a case with a handle; for carrying papers or files or books
- brief, document + case2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Also, the butter from the briefcase is all over his thumb now.”
“A guy holding a briefcase is the epitome of dullness.”
“He says the briefcase is impractical: A lot of other people in our office use rucksacks because they cycle to work.”
“But a guy handcuffed to a briefcase or a mutant alligator holding a briefcase is more striking.”
“Instead I dropped my briefcase from the walkway, heard the tinkle of breaking glass, and watched as the deer on the patio of the In-Situ Laboratory began to drop dead.”
“The best gadget ever i thought was the briefcase from the second Connery, From Russia, With Love.”
“Lance thought the bag he was carrying was called a briefcase.”
“Lest we assume the issue only arises in the U. S, the terrific photo of a woman with a baby and a briefcase, is from Germany, www. dw-world.de/image/0, ,1168083_4,00. jpg”
“In fact, I've heard it characterized as a briefcase and a bag and any other number of things.”
“(Only my closest, most intimate friends and family members know that my briefcase is full of Black & Decker's finest).”
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