A large strong box, typically a wooden one, in which goods are packed for transportation or storage.
- As a result, like spruce, fir wood too is used for making shingles, ceiling planks, cheap wall paneling, packing cases, tea chests, match sticks and boxes.
- These chests were often contained within their own wooden packing cases and were conveniently split into two sections of equal size so as to form a balanced mule load.
- It took him several months to complete his work and when it was finished the statue was packed in 214 packing cases and sent on its way to America.
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