in case of
phrasal in the event of <
in case of trouble, yell
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  • in case of — also[in the event of] {prep.} In order to meet the possibility of; lest there is; if there is; if there should be. * /Take your umbrellas in case of rain./ * /The wall was built along the river in case of floods./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in case of — also[in the event of] {prep.} In order to meet the possibility of; lest there is; if there is; if there should be. * /Take your umbrellas in case of rain./ * /The wall was built along the river in case of floods./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • In default of — Default De*fault , n. [OE. defaute, OF. defaute, defalte, fem., F. d[ e]faut, masc., LL. defalta, fr. a verb meaning, to be deficient, to want, fail, fr. L. de + fallere to deceive. See {Fault}.] 1. A failing or failure; omission of that which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In bar of — Bar Bar (b[aum]r), n. [OE. barre, F. barre, fr. LL. barra, W. bar the branch of a tree, bar, baren branch, Gael. & Ir. barra bar. [root]91.] 1. A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • In case — Case Case, n. [F. cas, fr. L. casus, fr. cadere to fall, to happen. Cf. {Chance}.] 1. Chance; accident; hap; opportunity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By aventure, or sort, or cas. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. That which befalls, comes, or happens; an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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