[ pil-oh-keys ]
/ ˈpɪl oʊˌkeɪs /
a removable sacklike covering, usually of cotton, drawn over a pillow.
Also called pil·low·slip [pil-oh-slip] /ˈpɪl oʊˌslɪp/.
Words nearby pillowcase
pillow lava, pillow sham, pillow splint, pillow sword, pillow talk, pillowcase, pillowy, pills, pillsbury, pillwort, pilo-
Example sentences from the Web for pillowcase
Only once did he stray far enough to buy his mother a pillowcase with “Winnipeg” on it.Gordie Howe Hockey’s Greatest War Horse |W.C. Heinz |May 31, 2014 |DAILY BEAST
I sent him during the day a piece of dark blue cotton print for a pillowcase.
The bricks were concealed beneath her bed, and the loose rubbish put into the pillowcase.Norfolk Annals |Charles Mackie
The pillowcase flapped aloud, ever more sternly, warningly, portentously.Yekl |Abraham Cahan
When Sylvia reappeared that noon she carried a pillowcase, which she held before her by its corners with care.The Opened Shutters |Clara Louise Burnham
If the insertion is used for anything but a pillowcase, omit the lower border on which the button-holes are made.Beeton's Book of Needlework |Isabella Beeton
British Dictionary definitions for pillowcase
/ (ˈpɪləʊˌkeɪs) /
a removable washable cover of cotton, linen, nylon, etc, for a pillow