valise









valise


noun

  1. a small piece of luggage that can be carried by hand, used to hold clothing, toilet articles, etc.; suitcase; traveling bag.

noun

  1. a small overnight travelling case
n.

1610s, “suitcase, soldier’s kit bag,” from French valise (1560s), from Italian valigia, of uncertain origin. Attested in Medieval Latin forms valisia (early 15c.), valixia (late 13c.).

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