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  • n. Plural form of pillowslip.


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  • My grandmother used to say "pillowslips" and she embroidered very pretty ones.

    Pillow Slip

  • Sure, napkins and tablecloths and sheets and pillowslips, and such things.


  • And after I bustled Cashmere and Chambré off to bed, fear in their eyes as they wondered at the strange noises coming from Larry in the toilet, I'd sunk against the 100% goose down pillows with the amazingly high thread count Egyptian cotton pillowslips and I'd started my first list.


  • His mouth was dry and hot inside as pillowslips creasing under Mom's iron; his muscles, leg and back, all soft and tight-tangled like the knitting basket Mom was going to clean out some day ...

    Arcana Magi - c.1: Oryn Zentharis, Seeker of the Truth

  • There's the ingredients for a batch of butterfly cakes waiting to be baked, lace pillowslips that have been half made for two or three weeks now.


  • This set of sheets belongs in our bedroom, as you can see by the embroidered pillowslips -- "Mom, Dad."

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • The mosquitoes at the Club were so bad that sticks of incense had to be kept burning in all the corners, and the women sat with their legs in pillowslips.

    Burmese Days

  • Clothes, sheets, and pillowslips deemed to be infected were stuffed inside what we called “plague-bags” which dissolved when the hot water hit them, but blood was not, in those times, considered to be especially dangerous.

    on writing by stephen king

  • She turned and composedly laid the pile of pillowslips in their appointed place on the shelf.

    The Lamp of Fate

  • Catherine paused on her way to the cupboard, a pile of fine linen pillowslips in her hands.

    The Lamp of Fate


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