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Definitions and Synonyms of linen | Another word for linen | What is linen?

Definition 1: white goods or clothing made with linen cloth - [noun denoting artifact]

(linen is a kind of ...) drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth

(... is a kind of linen ) linens for use in the bathroom

(... is a kind of linen ) linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases)

(... is a kind of linen ) a small round piece of linen placed under a dish or bowl

(... is a kind of linen ) linens for the dining table

Definition 2: a fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant - [noun denoting artifact]

(linen is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

(linen is made of the substance ...) fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric

Definition 3: a high-quality paper made of linen fibers or with a linen finish - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for linen in the sense of this definition

(linen is a kind of ...) a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

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