valise


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va·lise

 (və-lēs′)
n.
A small piece of hand luggage.

[French, from Italian valigia.]

valise

(vəˈliːz)
n
a small overnight travelling case
[C17: via French from Italian valigia, of unknown origin]

va•lise

(vəˈlis; esp. Brit. -ˈliz)

n.
a small piece of hand luggage; suitcase.
[1605–15; < French < Italian valigia; compare Medieval Latin valēsium]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.valise - a small overnight bag for short tripsvalise - a small overnight bag for short trips
overnight bag, overnight case, overnighter - a small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight
Translations
حَقيبَة سَفَر
zavazadlo
rejsetaske
ferîataska
ceļasoma

valise

[vəˈliːz] Nvalija f, maleta f

valise

[vəˈliːz] nmallette f

valise

nReisetasche f

valise

[vəˈliːz] n (old) → borsa da viaggio

valise

(vəˈliːz) , ((American) -s) noun
(American) a type of soft bag in which clothes and personal items are carried when travelling.
References in classic literature ?
I have brought copies of the documents with me," and he opened a small valise and took out several bundles tied with pink tape.
no baggage, not a hat-box, valise, or carpet-bag, --no friends accompany him to the wharf with their adieux.
Once he got a chance to load a truck for half a day, and again he carried an old woman's valise and was given a quarter.
Haley produced, from a well-worn valise, a parchment, which, after looking over it a moment, he handed to Mr.
A ponderous tow-headed Swiss woman, who put on many fine-lady airs, but was evidently more used to washing linen than wearing it, sat in a corner seat and put her legs across into the opposite one, propping them intermediately with her up-ended valise.
It is three now, and we have to go to the station for our valise and for our children.
Though he studiously concealed his hand, this morning before breakfast, in writing the direction-card which he attached to the little brown valise of happier days, the eagle-glance of matrimonial anxiety detected, d, o, n, distinctly traced.
Whenever he travelled, he carried a pair of the magical instruments in his valise, and gave demonstra- tions on trains and in hotels.
While so engaged he raised his eyes and saw that his master had halted, and was trying with the point of his pike to lift some bulky object that lay upon the ground, on which he hastened to join him and help him if it were needful, and reached him just as with the point of the pike he was raising a saddle-pad with a valise attached to it, half or rather wholly rotten and torn; but so heavy were they that Sancho had to help to take them up, and his master directed him to see what the valise contained.
Naseby; between you and me, I was DECAVE; I borrowed fifty francs, smuggled my valise past the concierge - a work of considerable tact - and here I am
Oh, no, your Excellency, he is not the devil," replied the host, with a grin of contempt; "for during his fainting we rummaged his valise and found nothing but a clean shirt and eleven crowns-- which however, did not prevent his saying, as he was fainting, that if such a thing had happened in Paris, you should have cause to repent of it at a later period.
Have my valise carried to the Muid d'Amour, Rue des Bourdonnais.