Definition of Pincases
1. pincase [n] - See also: pincase
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pincases
Literary usage of Pincases
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley, Richard Morris (1874)
"... and sleeve laces, Girdles, knives, purses, and pincases. ... Do women buy their pincases of you? PEDLAR. Yea, that they do, I make God a vow. ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1895)
"... Girdles, knives, purses and pincases. He has the pedlar's proverbial cheerfulness, which remains quite unaffected by their refusal to purchase. ..."
3. The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular ...by William Hone by William Hone (1839)
"... Fine purses, pouches, pincases, pipes ; what is't you lack ? a pair o' smiths to wake you i' the morning ? or a fine whistling bird ? ..."