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dispatch box

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a case or box used to hold valuables or documents, esp official state documents
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Noun1.dispatch box - case consisting of an oblong container (usually having a lock) for carrying dispatches or other valuables
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
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Rawdon sat down in the study before the Baronet's table, set out with the orderly blue books and the letters, the neatly docketed bills and symmetrical pamphlets, the locked account-books, desks, and dispatch boxes, the Bible, the Quarterly Review, and the Court Guide, which all stood as if on parade awaiting the inspection of their chief.
The Department for Transport said: "We have cut the costs of transporting dispatch boxes by over half from PS110,865 in 2011/12 to PS44,001 in 2016/17.
Visitors are also now barred from leaning on the dispatch boxes and table leaned on by politicians addressing the House of Commons.