cigarette case

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Noun1.cigarette case - a small flat case for holding cigarettescigarette case - a small flat case for holding cigarettes; can be carried in a purse or a pocket
case - a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
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Emerson looking for his son, nor of Miss Bartlett looking for Miss Lavish, nor of Miss Lavish looking for her cigarette-case. Like every true performer, she was intoxicated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fingers caressing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her desire.
He sat down again, got out his cigarette-case, and stretched himself flat on his stomach, screening the matches with the skirt of his coat.
"It is wonderful, my dear Felix," he said, leisurely drawing his cigarette-case from his pocket, "wonderful what good fellowship can be evolved by a kindred interest in sport, and a bottle or so of good champagne.
Terms, apparently had been agreed upon and the interview concluded, for in his hand was a silver cigarette-case.
"Nice house?" said Raffles, glancing at himself in his silver cigarette-case.