Definition of pillowcase in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɪləʊkeɪs/


A removable cloth cover for a pillow.
Example sentences
  • All sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers, and any blankets should be washed weekly.
  • One of my favourite fantasies is to have clean, fresh-air-dried sheets, and starched and ironed pillowcases and duvet cover, every day.
  • The mangling process is simply passing linens - sheets, tablecloths, pillowcases and the like - between rollers subjected to a very considerable weight to smooth them out.

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