a cover of cloth or other material for a piece of furniture, as an upholstered chair or sofa, made so as to be easily removable.
a book jacket.
verb (used with object)
to cover with a slipcover.

1885–90; slip1 + cover Unabridged
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slipcover (ˈslɪpˌkʌvə)
1.  (US), (Canadian) Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): loose cover a fitted but easily removable cloth cover for a chair, sofa, etc
2.  (US), (Canadian) a book jacket; dust cover

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Example sentences
One type of individual flotation device consists of a basic cushion with a
  muslin cover contained in an upholstery slipcover.
On this facade, it is apparent that the brick and stucco beneath the slipcover
  has been painted.
The slipcover is available in blue with bees or pistachio dots.
The reupholstering of furniture, including the making of a new slipcover, is a
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