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.
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.
These people deserve better I FIND it outrageous that the suggested solution to the homeless camping at the Groves site in Wrexham is to place the vulnerable in packing cases, so they are out of the way.
Tenders Are Invited for Annual Maintanance and Contract of Repair of Packing Cases of a/e, Adj.
Shaw Pallet managing director Chris Hillaby designed a series of export packing cases made from heat treated timber.
As a college librarian then, I asked the pro-Europe group for their pamphlets, expecting a few in an envelope, and was staggered to get two or three packing cases of them.
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 idea of having them moving in, around and on top of body-sized packing cases was fair enough.