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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow;
- Example: "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
[syn: case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pillow \Pil"low\, n. [OE. pilwe, AS. pyle, fr. L. pilvinus.] 1. Anything used to support the head of a person when reposing; especially, a sack or case filled with feathers, down, hair, or other soft material. [1913 Webster] [Resty sloth] finds the down pillow hard. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mach.) A piece of metal or wood, forming a support to equalize pressure; a brass; a pillow block. [R.] [1913 Webster] 3. (Naut.) A block under the inner end of a bowsprit. [1913 Webster] 4. A kind of plain, coarse fustian. [1913 Webster] Lace pillow, a cushion used in making hand-wrought lace. Pillow bier [OE. pilwebere; cf. LG. b["u]re a pillowcase], a pillowcase; pillow slip. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Pillow block (Mach.), a block, or standard, for supporting a journal, as of a shaft. It is usually bolted to the frame or foundation of a machine, and is often furnished with journal boxes, and a movable cover, or cap, for tightening the bearings by means of bolts; -- called also pillar block, or plumber block. Pillow lace, handmade lace wrought with bobbins upon a lace pillow. Pillow of a plow, a crosspiece of wood which serves to raise or lower the beam. Pillow sham, an ornamental covering laid over a pillow when not in use. Pillow slip, a pillowcase. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pillow slip n 1: bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase" [syn: case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip]