[ey-twee, et-wee] /eɪˈtwi, ˈɛt wi/
noun, plural etuis.
a small, often decorative case, especially one for needles, toilet articles, or the like.
noun (pl) étuis
a small usually ornamented case for holding needles, cosmetics, or other small articles
1610s, from French étui, Old French estui (12c.) “case, box, container,” back-formation from estuier “put in put aside, spare; to keep, shut up, imprison,” of uncertain origin.
- Et ux.
Chiefly Law. 1. . Latin et uxor (and wife)
[et uhk-sawr, -sohr, uhg-zawr, -zohr] /ɛt ˈʌk sɔr, -soʊr, ˈʌg zɔr, -zoʊr/ Latin. 1. and wife (used chiefly in its abbreviated form, in legal abstracts of title). Abbreviation: et ux.
1. . educational television
[et veer] /ɛt ˈvɪər/ Latin. 1. and husband (used chiefly in legal abstracts of title).