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dressing case

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(Clothing & Fashion) (esp formerly) a box or case fitted with all the toilet articles necessary for dressing oneself, arranging one's hair, etc
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Noun1.dressing case - a small piece of luggage for carrying brushes and bottles and toilet articles while traveling
baggage, luggage - cases used to carry belongings when traveling
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The box was sold by "Edwards, Manufacturer of Writing & Dressing Cases to Her Majesty, 21 Kings Street, Bloomsbury, London" and has "Robert Stephenson, 34 Gloucester Square, Hyde Park, London" inscribed on the top and on an outer brass plaque.
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Thus a library table would conceal a step ladder for reaching the top shelves, a dressing table would be also a washstand and an escritoire, looking glasses would enclose dressing cases, writing tables or work tables.