pincase

pincase

(ˈpɪnˌkeɪs)
n
(Crafts) needlework a case for holding pins
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In order of appearance, each in its stanza, they include kirchers (kerchiefs), peticotes (petticoats), "jewels for thy chest," a "smock of silk," a "girdle of gold," purse and pincase ("no better wore the Burgesse wives"), crimson stockings, "pumps as white as was the milk," gown- "of the grassie green," "sleeves of Satten," and "garters fringed with the golde.
The more affluent wooer in |A New Courtly Sonnet of the Lady Greensleeves' showered his lady with kerchiefs, petticoats, jewels, gilt knives, silk stockings, pumps, a silk smock, a girdle with gold and pearls, a purse, a pincase, a gown with satin sleeves and garters fringed with gold, and a gelding.