slip case

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slip case (plural slip cases)

  1. A removable protective covering for a book etc
    • 1835 Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Practical Education
      for, if there should appear a pocket-book, which may be drawn up by a riband from its slip case . . . the child would seize upon these with delight.
    • 2003 Miriam A. Drake - Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
      If a noble book suggests the need of a noble binding, consider a chemise inserted into a tastefully decorated slip case, leaving the book in its original state.

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