Pillowcase Pil"low*case`, n. A removable case or covering for a pillow, usually of white linen or cotton cloth. [1913 Webster]

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  • pillowcase — ► NOUN ▪ a removable cloth cover for a pillow …   English terms dictionary

  • pillowcase — [pil′ōslip΄pil′ō kās΄] n. a removable, usually cotton case used to cover a pillow: also pillowslip [pil′ōslip΄] …   English World dictionary

  • pillowcase — UK [ˈpɪləʊˌkeɪs] / US [ˈpɪloʊˌkeɪs] noun [countable] Word forms pillowcase : singular pillowcase plural pillowcases a cloth cover for a pillow …   English dictionary

  • pillowcase — [[t]pɪ̱loʊkeɪs[/t]] pillowcases also pillow case N COUNT A pillowcase is a cover for a pillow, which can be removed and washed …   English dictionary

  • pillowcase — noun Date: 1724 a removable covering for a pillow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pillowcase — /pil oh kays /, n. a removable sacklike covering, usually of cotton, drawn over a pillow. Also called pillowslip /pil oh slip /. [1715 25; PILLOW + CASE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pillowcase — noun A washable, easily removable cloth cover for pillows. Syn: pillowslip …   Wiktionary

  • pillowcase — Synonyms and related words: afghan, bed linen, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedsheet, bedspread, blanket, buffalo robe, case, clothes, comfort, comforter, contour sheet, counterpane, cover, coverlet, coverlid, eiderdown, fitted sheet, lap robe …   Moby Thesaurus

  • pillowcase — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. pillow slip, pillow casing, pillow cover, pillow sham, pillow tie; see also cover 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • pillowcase — pil|low|case pillow case [ˈpıləukeıs US lou ] n a cloth cover for a pillow …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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