noun na·pery \ˈnā-p(ə-)rē\

Definition of NAPERY

:  household linen; especially :  table linen

Origin of NAPERY

Middle English, from Anglo-French naperie, from nape tablecloth — more at napkin
First Known Use: 14th century


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