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slipcase

[slip-keys]
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noun
  1. a box for a book or set of books, open on one side so that the spine is visible.
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Origin of slipcase

First recorded in 1920–25; slip1 + case2
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British Dictionary definitions for slipcase

slipcase

noun
  1. a protective case for a book or set of books that is open at one end so that only the spines of the books are visible
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