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1linen

adjective lin·en \ˈli-nən\

Definition of LINEN

1
:  made of flax
2
:  made of or resembling linen

Origin of LINEN

Middle English, from Old English līnen, from līn flax, from Latin linum flax; akin to Greek linon flax, thread
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

2linen

noun

: a smooth, strong cloth made from flax

: tablecloths, sheets, etc., made of linen or a similar cloth

Full Definition of LINEN

1
a :  cloth made of flax and noted for its strength, coolness, and luster
b :  thread or yarn spun from flax
2
:  clothing or household articles made of linen cloth or similar fabric
3
:  paper made from linen fibers or with a linen finish

Examples of LINEN

  1. She washes the linen every week.

First Known Use of LINEN

14th century

Other Textiles Terms

batt, bias, brocade, duck, flock, lawn, toile

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