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

  • n. A fitted removable cover of cloth or other material for a piece of upholstered furniture.
  • transitive v. To provide with slipcovers or a slipcover.

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  • n. A fitted protective or decorative cover that may be slipped off and on a piece of upholstered furniture, usually made of cloth.

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

  • n. a removable fitted cloth covering for upholstered furniture


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  • It also has a washable slipcover, which is very important for a house with a new baby.

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  • The release is done with a standard single sized keepcase inside a slipcover, though the slipcover is a touch larger than usual as it also has to hold a booklet.

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  • First, they have reinstated the original poster art, both on the cover and on the nicely embossed slipcover, which is a major improvement over the tacky work on the previous release. DVD News and Reviews

  • The back of the slipcover is a little better as there are several shots from the show and a nice chunk of black text that describes what the premise is.

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  • Inside the slipcover is a well design digipak that doesn't have multiple foldout piece but rather just opens like a book.

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  • The slipcover is a super soft microsuede material - much easier to clean.

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  • Critics debunk such attempts as "flunk architecture" and deride it as 'slipcover' since it never explored either its own potential or helped societies cast their evolving identities.

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  • "I had made a paper 'slipcover' for the facade of a building in Nebraska pictured above and was invited to make another for the Quark Gallery," she explains.

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  • Plum colored linen fabric becomes a bespoke box - spring slipcover.

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  • He married a fat Jewish woman there, who gave birth to little, dimpled, kinky-haired, wide-nosed, round Frances Fanny Katz, who was a working-class hero, did not believe in God, was not educated or refined, but in a weekend could crochet a slipcover or an afghan to cover and warm the Statue of Liberty.

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