case (n.)
skin, hide, coat
E3 I.i.98[Warwick to Lorraine, of the King of France] Bid him leave off the lion's case he wears
WT IV.iv.808[Clown to Autolycus] though my case be a pitiful one, I hope I shall not be flayed out of it [also: sense 1]
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