Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A portable, often flat case with a handle, used for carrying papers or books.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a small suitcase with a handle; it is used for carrying papers or files or books.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a case used for carrying documents (especially by business people)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a case with a handle; for carrying papers or files or books

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[brief, document + case.]

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