from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small case or bandbox.
- n. A chest or trunk.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small traveling case or bandbox; formerly, a chest.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A case for containing caps, collars, or other articles of apparel; a small traveling-case. In the seventeenth century it seems to have become a receptacle for papers, money, etc.
cap + case? (Wiktionary)