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pillowcase

[pil-oh-keys] /ˈpɪl oʊˌkeɪs/
noun
1.
a removable sacklike covering, usually of cotton, drawn over a pillow.
Also called pillowslip
[pil-oh-slip] /ˈpɪl oʊˌslɪp/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; pillow + case1
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pillowcase

/ˈpɪləʊˌkeɪs/
noun
1.
a removable washable cover of cotton, linen, nylon, etc, for a pillow
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