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- n. A wallet or billfold (for holding banknotes)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A case for holding paper money; a wallet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money
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Mouldy James took the cutting back and put it carefully into his notecase.
By the way, I have unfortunately left my notecase at home.
He turned to his left-toward Raffles, actually-and took a dark brown leather notecase from his breast pocket, standing so that his body screened its contents from my view.
He counted out thirteen bills, or what he said was that number, pronouncing "Thirteen" with the same curious inflection as he returned the notecase to his pocket.
He didn't say anything more, but when he reached into his breast pocket and brought out his notecase, then took Maya's unresisting hand and pressed several notes of large denomination into it, she stared at him in open-mouthed astonishment.
He pulled out his notecase again, and scribbled a note to Almsley.
Mindful that he might need the man's services immediately after he got to Maya's home, Peter let go of one side of the cab and pulled out his notecase, extracting a tenner which he stuck in his breast pocket.
Straightening, Jack extricated a notecase from an inner pocket and withdrew a card.
I had my notecase out, and I took out a dollar bill.
She snapped open her purse and revealed a gold cigarette case and lighter, a matching compact, a platinum lipstick holder, a little jeweled pencil and a crocodile notecase.