from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See case, 6.


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  • This is very much an issue with the Gaspe chronology, which has negligible correlation with gridcell temperatures, but is a type-case of a Jacoby-Mann “teleconnection”.

    Wilson, Pisaric and Gaspé « Climate Audit

  • Job is the type-case of the innocent sufferer overwhelmed by unmerited misfortune.


  • We pulled the type-case into the store, close to the stove.

    Land of the Burnt Thigh

  • A cow got into the office one night, upset a type-case, and ate up two composition rollers.

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • Its prodigious type-case of more than forty-two thousand characters contains, therefore, only a series of pictures, direct and symbolic, all highly conventionalized, but recognizable in their earlier forms.

    The Booklover and His Books

  • From the window near which his type-case stood he saw the squirrels scampering over trees and roofs, heard the birds singing in the branches, caught dissolving views of Br'er Fox flitting across the garden path, and breathed in beauty and romance to be exhaled later for the enchantment of a world of readers.

    Literary Hearthstones of Dixie

  • The stout man at the type-case, failing to respond, and the other being apparently too surprised to speak, Frances went to the blackamoor and, standing beside the press, was about to repeat her inquiry.

    The Touchstone of Fortune

  • The stout man at the type-case was the first to see her, and when he turned, she asked, trembling: --

    The Touchstone of Fortune

  • The type-case, press, and a small table, on which lay a bundle of white paper, all stood huddled together in the centre of the room, occupying a space of perhaps eight feet square.

    The Touchstone of Fortune

  • At an inclined desk, a type-case, stood another man setting type, close beside the press.

    The Touchstone of Fortune


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