Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as hat-box.

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Examples

  • I remarked a leather hat-case; he owned to me that he had already invested in a silk tile, the sign of chieftainship, but that being

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • And I'll be welched if Danvers didn't dig a wooden pail out of that hat-case and hand it over.

    Shorty McCabe

  • Besides this he had only a hat-case and a carpet-bag, and frequently a napkin would contain his entire wardrobe.

    Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday

  • Its leather companion was then placed beside it, the hat-case crowning the whole.

    Felix O'Day

  • When his trunks were finished he would put them outside his bedroom door, and please not to forget his mackintosh and leather hat-case which he would leave inside the room.

    Felix O'Day

  • Felix nodded in assent, waited until the leather trunk had been dumped into the wagon, watched Mike remount the stairs until he had reached his landing, helped him to load up the balance of his luggage -- the tin box on one shoulder, the coat over the other, the hat-case in the free hand -- and then walked back to his empty room.

    Felix O'Day

  • "Only two, Mike; and the mackintosh and hat-case," answered Felix, who had watched him stumbling up the stairs until his red face was level with the landing.

    Felix O'Day

  • In Hotaloya's I remarked a leather hat-case; he owned to me that he had already invested in a silk tile, the sign of chieftainship, but that being a "boy" he must grow older before he could wear it.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 1

  • The contents of the hat-case were sundry brushes -- including one for the teeth -- combs, razors, and pieces of soap.

    The Hunters' Feast Conversations Around the Camp Fire

  • Then suddenly I sat up, as for the first time the picture of Uncle Silas's littered room, and the travelling bags and black boxes plied on the floor by his table -- the desk, hat-case, umbrella, coats, rugs, and mufflers, all ready for a journey -- reached my brain and suggested thought.

    Uncle Silas A Tale of Bartram-Haugh

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