Definition of valise in English:
A small traveling bag or suitcase.
- These men were observed to be of various statures, considerably variegated, and carried their worldly possessions in bundles, boxes, trunks, valises, and suitcases.
- Important papers should not be left in the outside pouches of valises that are thrown unceremoniously into the boot of a taxi.
- She was dressed in a grey business-type suit and skirt, and clutched a leather valise to her chest.
Early 17th century: from French, from Italian valigia; compare with medieval Latin valesia, of unknown origin.
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