pilcher

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pilcher

(ˈpɪltʃə)
n
1. archaic a scabbard for a sword, or a similar outer covering
2. censorious archaic an insignificant or worthless person
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) papermaking a thick covering layer of felts that is used to absorb water when paper is in the press during the production process