table linen

noun

Definition of table linen 

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

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In the front room, custom shelving will host John Derian decoupage pieces and Astier de Villatte ceramics, alongside a selection of eclectic table linens, vintage cutlery and Buly 1803 beauty products. Natalia Rachlin, WSJ, "The Onetime Barneys Fashion Director Setting Up Shop in the English Countryside," 27 May 2018 Her studio in the Lower East Side glows with a soft pink light, and inside, it’s filled with pink flowers, rosy table linens, and her peachy-pink collection of velvet shorts, sandwashed slips, and raw silk scarves. Emily Farra, Vogue, "Designer Benedicte Lux Shows Vogue How to Make Dreamy Pink Dyes With Avocados," 24 Apr. 2018 Featuring the new fall/winter line of home goods and accessories, quilts, pillows, custom jackets, scarves, bags, table linens, means wears and more. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Trying to find something to do this week? Try one of more than 50 events in Louisville," 15 Nov. 2017 Three exclusive tabletop programs include ceramic dinnerware, flatware, glassware, serving pieces, and table linens, and coordinate elegantly with an electric range of dining table and seating options. Jesse Dorris, House Beautiful, "First Look: Paola Navone's New Crate and Barrel Collection," 6 Sep. 2013 Clothing and accessories for all ages, table linens and bedding will be sold in the Youth Room. Courant Community, "Community News For The Colchester Edition," 1 May 2018 For her formal tablescape, Lamont included crisp white table linens designed with a customized logo, glass napkin rings, contemporary dinnerware by Rosenthal and Gio Ponti matte silver flatware by Sambonet. Bonnie Mccarthy, latimes.com, "Sneak peek: The stunning Pasadena Showcase House of Design makeover," 20 Apr. 2018 Diners who purchased the $225 upgrade to their festival passes are guided through an archway to find a long table spread with white table linens and actual glasses for wine and water—the only glassware allowed on the premises during the festival. Brittany Martin, Los Angeles Magazine, "There’s a Tranquil Dinner Party Hidden Away Inside Coachella," 17 Apr. 2018 Everett’s serves up poached sea bass and local rabbit in a setting best described as elegant-rustic: white table linens and gorgeously plated cuisine in a log cabin. Myers Reece, Condé Nast Traveler, "Montana Ski Resorts Don't Get As Much Love As They Should," 23 Jan. 2018

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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table linen

noun

English Language Learners Definition of table linen

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

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