packing case

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Noun1.packing case - a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storagepacking case - a large crate in which goods are packed for shipment or storage
crate - a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
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She raised its drapery, and I saw that the sofa was built of packing cases.
So she hopped up and dressed, although it was an hour earlier than she usually rose, for she could not sleep any more, being possessed with a strong desire to slip down and see if the big portmanteau and packing cases were really in the hall.
One of his first experiences was in the great Wilmax Cannery, where he was put on piece-work making small packing cases.
The only comfort was the arrival the next morning of a strong packing case, locked, from Ross, the key being in the custody of Davenport.
Harriwell pointed triumphantly at a big packing case in a dusty corner.
Four sailors had sweated beneath the burden of its weight --Tarzan of the Apes picked it up as though it had been an empty packing case, and with the spade slung to his back by a piece of rope, carried it off into the densest part of the jungle.
COOK Compression, an innovative developer and trusted provider of reciprocating compressor components to both end-users and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of compressor valves, packing cases, pistons, rider and wiper rings, rod packing, rods, pistons, cylinders and liners.
The picture shows two trees, one made from wooden packing cases and one made from egg boxes, but you credited both trees to the Colne Valley Grocer shop, or it certainly was worded to sound like the grocers had made the Egg box tree.
The idea of having them moving in, around and on top of body-sized packing cases was fair enough.
Given a truly dynamic growth rate in recent years, the FDL Packaging Group has diversified massively from its core business of environmentally-friendly fibre drums to incorporate FDL Packaging with its complete package of metal drums, plastic drums, pails, kegs, bottles, containers, cartons and ISCs and Cases for Industry with its exhaustive range of high quality wooden packing cases, pallets and glass stillages.