slipcase

noun

slip·​case ˈslip-ˌkās How to pronounce slipcase (audio)
: a protective container for books or magazines that has one open end
slipcased adjective

Examples of slipcase in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The two-volume Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary checks in at about 6 pounds, in its slipcase. Neal Rubin, Detroit Free Press, 3 Apr. 2024 The two-volume Compact Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary checks in at about six pounds, in its slipcase. Detroit Free Press, 3 Apr. 2024 Planescape: Adventures In The Multiverse offers props for both the setting and the adventure included in the slipcase. Rob Wieland, Forbes, 23 Feb. 2024 As with all Assouline releases, Benetti is housed in a stylish slipcase that protects it from wear and tear. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 17 Jan. 2024 The webstore offers a four-CD set that bundles the two collections together in a slipcase. Chris Willman, Variety, 26 Oct. 2023 The deluxe edition will feature an oversized hardcover book in a custom slipcase and come packaged with three art prints illustrated by artist Alex Moore. Katie Bain, Billboard, 4 Oct. 2023 Softcover volume in a slipcase with 160 full-color pages in high-quality coated stock. Verge Staff, The Verge, 25 Jan. 2023 The anniversary reissue includes a collector’s edition of the CD with an exclusive slipcase cover, and a limited-edition cassette available in five different colors. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 5 July 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slipcase was circa 1925

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“Slipcase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slipcase. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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