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  • n. Plural form of valise.


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  • Bonjour from the Arizona desert where we are packing our valises, and unpacking our hearts with sentimental goodbyes.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The valises travel to hundreds of classrooms around San Diego County each year, giving students a rare up-close and hands-on experience with museum-quality art.

    John M. Eger: Art and Physics at the Lux

  • Several changes per day are no longer practical when we no longer have faithful 'manservants' & butlers, and no longer leisurely travel regularly by train with huge valises & mammoth fold out wardrobes either.

    A hot wrinkled mess - dfi

  • At the last, when Joe was putting our valises out in the passage, she closed the door quickly on him, and turned her pale elfin face to me; she was biting her lip, and then the tears came, and suddenly she was clinging round my neck, the tiny body shivering against me.


  • Aari's thought reached her as she practically skidded to a halt on the path, where she w as immediately threatened with a stampede of black-clad dancers bearing large and apparently heavy valises.


  • But before Acorna or Aari could rush to Rafik's aid, two of the other dancers did back flips in the air, still clutching their valises, but with their free hands grabbed their fellow thief and pulled her up with them.


  • Karl, who had been on the verge of stretching out in bed and drifting into a sleep that would be free of all worries about valises and Slovaks, jumped up and nudged the stoker, in order to warn him finally, for the head of the procession seemed to have just reached the door.

    The Metamorphosis, in The Penal Colony,and Other Stories

  • Suitcases, trunks, valises, and hampers necessary for their baggage

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  • Cradled in specially-made cardboard valises, the gallos de combate were weighed, one by one, until each had been matched with an opponent of comparable weight.

    Cockfighting - Chicken Soup For The Soul

  • "Throw those valises in the trunk, " the cabdriver said.

    Sundays at Tiffany's


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