pillowcase


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pil·low·case

 (pĭl′ō-kās′)
n.
A removable covering for a pillow. Also called pillowslip.

pillowcase

(ˈpɪləʊˌkeɪs) or

pillowslip

n
a removable washable cover of cotton, linen, nylon, etc, for a pillow

pil•low•case

(ˈpɪl oʊˌkeɪs)

n.
a removable covering, usu. of cotton, drawn over a pillow. Also called pil′low•slip` (-ˌslɪp)
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pillowcase - bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
bed linen - linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases)
Translations
povlak na polštář
pudebetræk
tyynyliina
jastučnica
párnahuzat
枕カバー
베갯잇
prevleka za blazino
örngott
ปลอกหมอน
ra gối

pillowcase

[ˈpɪləʊkeɪs] pillowslip [ˈpɪləʊslɪp] Nfunda f de almohada

pillowcase

[ˈpɪləʊkeɪs] pillowslip [ˈpɪləʊslɪp] ntaie f d'oreillerpillow fight nbataille f de polochonspillow talk nconversations fpl sur l'oreiller; (divulging secrets)confidences fpl sur l'oreiller

pillowcase

[ˈpɪləʊˌkeɪs] pillowslip [ˈpɪləʊˌslɪp] nfedera

pillowcase

غِطاءُ الوِسادَة povlak na polštář pudebetræk Kissenbezug μαξιλαροθήκη almohadón tyynyliina taie d’oreiller jastučnica federa 枕カバー 베갯잇 kussensloop putetrekk poszewka na poduszkę fronha наволочка örngott ปลอกหมอน yastık kılıfı ra gối 枕套
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Instead of making the bed, she would amuse herself with pulling off the pillowcases, butting her woolly head among the pillows, till it would sometimes be grotesquely ornamented with feathers sticking out in various directions; she would climb the posts, and hang head downward from the tops; flourish the sheets and spreads all over the apartment; dress the bolster up in Miss Ophelia's night-clothes, and enact various performances with that,--singing and whistling, and making grimaces at herself in the looking-glass; in short, as Miss Ophelia phrased it, "raising Cain" generally.
After supper and punch we had an hour's soothing smoke while we fought the naval battle over again and voted the resolutions; then we retired to exceedingly neat and pretty chambers upstairs that had clean, comfortable beds in them with heirloom pillowcases most elaborately and tastefully embroidered by hand.
The bed had a spring mattress, and a special sort of bolster and silk pillowcases on the little pillows.
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