dressing case

dressing case
noun
a small piece of luggage for carrying brushes and bottles and toilet articles while traveling
Hypernyms: ↑baggage, ↑luggage

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noun
1. : a small piece of hand luggage containing or fitted with makeup and toilet articles

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a small piece of luggage for carrying toilet articles, medicine, etc.
[1780-90]

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dressing case,
a case containing toilet articles, such as a comb, hairbrush, and mirror.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • dressing case — n. toiletry bag; case for grooming articles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dressing case — noun historical a case used for toiletries …   English new terms dictionary

  • dressing case — a small piece of luggage for carrying toilet articles, medicine, etc. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Dressing — Dress ing, n. 1. Dress; raiment; especially, ornamental habiliment or attire. B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. (Surg.) An application (a remedy, bandage, etc.) to cover a sore or wound. Wiseman. [1913 Webster] 3. Manure or compost over land. When it… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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