slipcase
noun Date: circa 1925 a protective container for books or magazines that has one open end • slipcased adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Slipcase — A slipcase is a four or five sided box, usually made of high quality cardboard, into which binders, books or book sets are slipped for protection. Special editions of books are often slipcased.Protective slipcases may be issued for compact discs… …   Wikipedia

  • slipcase — /slip kays /, n. a box for a book or set of books, open on one side so that the spine is visible. [1920 25; SLIP1 + CASE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • slipcase — noun A box, open on one end, for keeping a set of books together …   Wiktionary

  • slipcase — slip|case [ˈslıpkeıs] n a hard cover, like a box, for putting a book in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • slipcase — n. box that is open at one end and is used for storing a book or books …   English contemporary dictionary

  • slipcase — specials …   Anagrams dictionary

  • slipcase — slip•case [[t]ˈslɪpˌkeɪs[/t]] n. a box for a book or set of books, open on one side so that the spine is visible • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • slipcase — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: slip (I) + case : a protective container with one open end for books or other objects of similar shape and size called also slipcover …   Useful english dictionary

  • Collecter's Edition Slipcase — Box set by Opeth Released October 17, 2006 …   Wikipedia

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