pencil case


: a small box for holding pencils and other small items, such as erasers

Examples of pencil case in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additions to its lifestyle and gifting items launched in January included a collaboration with Faber-Castell on a chic leather pencil case. Andrea Onate, WWD, 18 June 2024 At the bar, Tori, Scheana’s 24-year-old ex-nanny with hair that is one Pegasus away from being a Lisa Frank pencil case, comes up and starts flirting with Tom. Brian Moylan, Vulture, 9 Apr. 2024 In a growing number of schools, days are marked by strict routines and detentions for minor infractions, like forgetting a pencil case or having an untidy uniform. Emma Bubola, New York Times, 9 Mar. 2024 During previous dives, hundreds of artifacts have been collected from the wrecks, including ceramic dishes, a pencil case, a hairbrush and an ornamental shoulder pad from an officer’s uniform. Brendan Rascius, Miami Herald, 24 Jan. 2024 Products imagined in the lifestyle collection are pieces conceived to elevate everyday living—a symphony of desk pads, pocket organizers, pen trays, versatile covers, jewelry boxes, and a pencil case adorned with a trove of Faber Castel pencils. Jennifer Lee, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 In the original book, the sketch depicts a scene following a party where Christopher Robin gifts Pooh his own custom pencil case, just before the characters turn back into toys. Julia Binswanger, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Aug. 2023 The beach at Steccato di Cutro, on Calabria’s Ionian coast, was littered Monday with the splintered remains of the migrant vessel as well as with passengers’ belongs: a toddler’s tiny pink sneaker, Mickey Mouse pajama pants and a yellow plastic pencil case decorated with pandas. Paolo Santalucia and Luigi Navarra, Anchorage Daily News, 27 Feb. 2023 Also available with the dedication to a goddaughter, the card can be kept in their backpack, pencil case or just in their room to remind them not only to trust in God, but also you. Ysolt Usigan, Woman's Day, 22 Feb. 2023

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“Pencil case.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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