Valise meaning

və-lēs
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A small piece of hand luggage.
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A piece of hand luggage.
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The definition of a valise is a small piece of luggage.

An example of a valise is a makeup case.

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A piece of hand luggage such as a suitcase or travelling bag.
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Origin of valise

  • French from Italian valigia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Though valise sounds similar to the Italian valigia, these words are not likely to be kin to one another. For explanation see http://nq.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/issue_pdf/frontmatter_pdf/s9-X/247.pdf

    From Wiktionary

  • French, akin to Medieval Latin valisia.

    From Wiktionary