Definition of Pencil case

1. Noun. A box for holding pencils.

Exact synonyms: Pencil Box
Generic synonyms: Box



Definition of Pencil case

1. Noun. An object purposed to contain different stationery like pencil, rubber, correction fluid, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pencil Case

pencell
pencells
pencels
pencentric
pences
penchant
penchants
penciclovir
pencil-neck
pencil-necked
pencil-necks
pencil-pusher
pencil box
pencil boxes
pencil case (current term)
pencil cases
pencil cedar
pencil cedar tree
pencil crayon
pencil crayons
pencil eraser
pencil in
pencil lead
pencil pleat
pencil pusher
pencil pushers
pencil sharpener

Literary usage of Pencil case

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1. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1870)
"... WITH THE PARTICULARS OF AN INSTAN'CE IX WHICH A GOLD PENCIL-CASE PASSED INNOCUOUSLY THROUGH THE GULLET, STOMACH, AND INTESTINES. By air WM. ..."

2. The Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal, and Gazette (1837)
"4 is the screw cap, or head of the pencil case ; e is a tube, having a screw cut on the outside of it, the female screw into which it works being cut in the ..."

3. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"... your cherished pencil-case an utterly unreliable time-keeper Nor was this a matter of wonder, Consider the position of a pencil-case in a boy's pocket. ..."

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