Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A removable covering for a pillow. Also called pillowslip.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A washable, easily removable cloth cover for pillows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A removable case or covering for a pillow, usually of white linen or cotton cloth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A movable case or covering which is drawn over a pillow.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

Etymologies

pillow + case (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But above all, there was the mystical process of hanging a pillowcase from the ceiling so that it hung over the stove, dangling above a pot as the thick, almost angrily-purple fluid dripped through the filter and into the pot.

    The Strangest Sandwich

  • Then he picked up a pillowcase from the floor, placed the rat’s still-bleeding corpse inside, and tied the pillowcase shut, forming a makeshift sack.

    DELUGE (Part 51) – Brian Keene

  • I turn and look at my pillowcase, which is covered with long strands of red hair and taffy.

    Dear Pen Pal

  • The other driver is examining the pillowcase, which is soaked red.

    Chicago Reader

  • Police in southwestern Michigan say they have put to bed the case of the "pillowcase" burglaries.

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  • Authorities in southwestern Michigan say they have cracked case of 'pillowcase' burglaries Mich. police say they nabbed 'pillowcase' burglarsGRAND HAVEN, Mich.

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  • SKorean court upholds conviction for late president's brother, reduces prison term Police: Bad grammar, spelling trip up man accused of trying to impersonate W.Va. governor Myanmar accuses detained Myanmar-American of seeking to create political unrest Sarah Palin urges smaller government, talks US-China relations in speech to investors in Asia Authorities in southwestern Michigan say they have cracked case of 'pillowcase' burglaries Ohio woman who said she was unfaithful wears sign to ask fiance for a second chance Fishy find: Australian teens hand in $87,000 after surprise catch on angling adventure Game over: Fla. cops caught playing Wii game in house they had just raided, face discipline Woman pays with a $20 bill printed in 1934 at a UPS Store in North Dakota

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  • Woman pays with a $20 bill printed in 1934 at a UPS Store in North Dakota Texas man accused of attacking roommates with sword after finding soda can in his room Police chief dons stocking mask for mock robbery at Mich. high school, prompting lockdown Fla. authorities say naked man, 91, held a drunken intruder at gunpoint until help arrived Car trouble: Ohio couple's bad day starts with being struck by one, then having theirs stolen Japan may give more aid to Afghanistan after refueling mission backing US-led coalition ends Girl, 16, bags 10-foot, 350-pound alligator with a crossbow during SC hunt Authorities in southwestern Michigan say they have cracked case of 'pillowcase' burglaries NJ police say they found marijuana plants found growing on (where else?)

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  • Texas man accused of attacking roommates with sword after finding soda can in his room Ohio woman who said she was unfaithful wears sign to ask fiance for a second chance Police chief dons stocking mask for mock robbery at Mich. high school, prompting lockdown Woman pays with a $20 bill printed in 1934 at a UPS Store in North Dakota Car trouble: Ohio couple's bad day starts with being struck by one, then having theirs stolen Thailand's 81-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej hospitalized with fever and fatigue Authorities in southwestern Michigan say they have cracked case of 'pillowcase' burglaries Notre Dame sues former catering worker over mistake that led to $29,000 tip Beijing students demand release of teacher, former Tiananmen protester, apparently held Calif. man accused of trying to trade his father's car for $50 worth of crack US troops in Afghanistan remember Sept. 11 attacks amid waning support for 8-year war Fla. authorities say naked man, 91, held a drunken intruder at gunpoint until help arrived Severed hand unearthed in Md. yard appears to be decades 'old medical school specimen

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  • She thought it was pretty funny having a "pillowcase" made out of her baby sling.)

    Dewey's Treehouse

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