pillow sham

noun
an ornamental cover laid over a bed pillow.

Origin:
1870–75

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pillow sham
 
n
chiefly (US) a decorative cover for a bed pillow

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There were stains resembling blood on the pillow sham and bedsheet and a damp spot on the bedsheet.
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