Étui: a small, usually ornamental case for holding articles such as needles.


Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share étui with you because our website is an étui of sorts. That is, it holds articles… OK, they’re not needles, but still!

Here’s an example of it in use:

The étui fell to the floor as the earthquake hit. Oh no, not my needles!

What can you do with this word? Show us how you’d use this creatively in the comments below…

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