What is another word for "needle case"?


Quick Answer

Another word for "needle case" is "etui." Sometimes used as crossword puzzle answer, etui is a French term that means a small decorative case used to hold items such as needles and makeup.

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The word "etui" is believed to have been first used in the early 17th century. It was taken from the Old French word "estui," which means "prison," and "estuier" meaning "to keep." Common crossword puzzle clues with the answer "etui" are:

  • Vanity case
  • Lady's small handbag
  • Fancy vanity case
  • Small ornamental case
  • Pins and needle case
  • Fancy little purse
  • Decorative case
  • Holder of notions/
  • Hand bag.
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