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- n. a small flat case for holding cigarettes; can be carried in a purse or a pocket
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‘How come?’ inquired Miss Harbottle, taking out her cigarette case and handing it over.
The woman, aloof from us rabble, actually used a cigarette case with the old Czarist tricolour enamelled between gold mounts.
If you tolerate smoking, serve colored gold-filtered Nat Sherman cigarettes in a small glass or cigarette case with ashtrays and matchbooks collected from all kinds of conversation-starting establishments.
Whatever part of James O'Mally had been left in that cigarette case had led her here.
Once, he left Aberdour House to return to his ship and then, remembering that he had left his cigarette case behind, returned to collect it.
"No prints on Clandon's wallet, cigarette case or books of matches — except his own, of course.