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va·lise

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

[French, from Italian valigia.]
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valise

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

(vəˈlis; esp. Brit. -ˈliz)

n.
a small piece of hand luggage; suitcase.
[1605–15; < French < Italian valigia; compare Medieval Latin valēsium]
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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
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Translations
حَقيبَة سَفَر
zavazadlo
rejsetaske
ferîataska
ceļasoma

valise

[vəˈliːz] Nvalija f, maleta f
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valise

[vəˈliːz] nmallette f
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valise

nReisetasche f
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valise

[vəˈliːz] n (old) → borsa da viaggio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

valise

(vəˈliːz) , ((American) -s) noun
(American) a type of soft bag in which clothes and personal items are carried when travelling.
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References in classic literature ?
[I have seen that remark before somewhere.] The pier was crowded with carriages and men; passengers were arriving and hurrying on board; the vessel's decks were encumbered with trunks and valises; groups of excursionists, arrayed in unattractive traveling costumes, were moping about in a drizzling rain and looking as droopy and woebegone as so many molting chickens.
He was put into a baggage-car by the master, chained in a corner in the midst of heaped trunks and valises. Here a squat and brawny god held sway, with much noise, hurling trunks and boxes about, dragging them in through the door and tossing them into the piles, or flinging them out of the door, smashing and crashing, to other gods who awaited them.
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.
He was dressed in a suit of English tweed, with an ulster on his arm, and a valise in his hand.
On the floor beside her stood his old valise and a bandbox wrapped in newspapers.
This bicycle and a small valise were his whole belongings.
Then he placed at the bottom of the valise belonging to the young man a small bag of louis, called Olivain, the lackey who had followed him from Blois, and made him pack the valise under his own eyes, watchful to see that everything should be put in which might be useful to a young man entering on his first campaign.
I have brought copies of the documents with me," and he opened a small valise and took out several bundles tied with pink tape.
"She asks for her valise to be sent to her town address," Mrs.
It is three now, and we have to go to the station for our valise and for our children.
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!'
He was very careful of his valise and umbrella, bringing them in with his own hands, and resisting, pertinaciously, all offers from the various servants to relieve him of them.