Meaning of LINEN in English

LINEN

(~s)

1.

Linen is a kind of cloth that is made from a plant called flax. It is used for making clothes and things such as tablecloths and sheets.

...a white ~ suit.

...cottons, woolens, silks and ~s.

N-MASS

2.

Linen is tablecloths, sheets, pillowcases, and similar things made of cloth that are used in the home.

...embroidered bed ~...

N-UNCOUNT: also N in pl

3.

to wash your dirty ~ in public: see dirty

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