table linen

noun
Updated on: 21 Mar 2018

Definition of table linen

: linen (such as tablecloths and napkins) for the table

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First Known Use of table linen

15th century


TABLE LINEN Defined for English Language Learners

table linen

Definition of table linen for English Language Learners

  • : cloths (such as tablecloths and napkins) that are used during a meal


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