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  • n. Plural form of case-book (alternative spelling of casebooks).


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  • For he was agitatedly declaring that he would fetch out his old case-books and prove the year, black on white.

    Ultima Thule

  • I know not whether "lay gents," as the English bar used to term that portion of mankind who had not been called to itself, can feel any pleasure in wandering over the case-books, and picking up the funny technicalities scattered over them; but I can attest from experience that, to a person trained in one set of technicalities, the pottering about among those of a different parish is exceedingly exhilarating.

    The Book-Hunter A New Edition, with a Memoir of the Author

  • He brought forward a table based on his case-books, showing that of nearly four hundred sterile women, only about one-fourth experienced sexual desire, while less than half experienced pleasure in the sexual act.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 Sex in Relation to Society

  • Saxham went to his consulting-room, and while all the clocks of London made time, and the moon veered southward, and the stars rose and set, he toiled over his notes and case-books in the brilliant circle cast by the shaded electric lamp upon his writing-table, and the tide in the big whisky-flask in the table-drawer ebbed low.

    The Dop Doctor

  • Ledgers and case-books stood on it, neatly arrayed.

    The Dop Doctor

  • The letter written she made a second stealthy journey, this time to the surgery, where she ferreted out Richard’s case-books.

    Ultima Thule

  • If you will allow me, I will refer to some of my old case-books. "

    Charlotte's Inheritance

  • "Yes," he said, looking down at the fallen drawer with its scattered papers and case-books, "yes, I have some recollection of the name of

    Charlotte's Inheritance


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