Linen

Definition of Linen

Lin´en   Pronunciation: lĭn´ĕn
a.1.Made of linen; as, linen cloth; a linen stocking.
2.Resembling linen cloth; white; pale.
n.1.Thread or cloth made of flax or (rarely) of hemp; - used in a general sense to include cambric, shirting, sheeting, towels, tablecloths, etc.; as, bed linens
2.Underclothing, esp. the shirt, as being, in former times, chiefly made of linen.
Linen draper
a dealer in linen.
Linen prover
a small microscope for counting the threads in a given space in linen fabrics.
Linen scroll
(Arch.) an ornament for filling panels, copied from the folds of a piece of stuff symmetrically disposed.

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