Origin and Etymology of linen
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Examples of linen in a Sentence
She washes the linen every week.
Recent Examples of linen from the Web
Barbara and company take their bed linens and head downstairs, to the other room the quartet has rented.
All of the furnishings and accessories come from Baja or the Mexican mainland, including bed linens made by artisans in Oaxaca.
All rooms feature pillow-top beds with ultra-luxe Matouk or Frette linens, cocoons of chic comfort in which to wake up and listen to the morning symphonic trills and buzzes and shrieks of exotic jungle birds.
For the guest-room walls, Peregalli and Rimini chose panels of 19th-century, Genoese mezzaro fabric and had their artisans produce similarly hand-printed linen to connect it all together.
Walk along various tailgates and notice everything from linens, glassware and chandeliers to very casual open grills or fans enjoying takeout in the beautiful weather.
The Cypress Club Restaurant offers three chef-prepared meals daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., while weekly housekeeping and linen service will help keep your residence clean and tidy.
As soon as a cycle ends, empty the machine to prevent a smell from developing in the washtub, which may then be transferred to your clothes and linens.
Lacombe artist Isabelle Moore's blank canvases don't start off as stretched cotton or linen.
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First Known Use of linen
LINEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of linen for English Language Learners
: a smooth, strong cloth made from flax
: tablecloths, sheets, etc., made of linen or a similar cloth
LINEN Defined for Kids
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