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Linen meaning

linen - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. Made of linen; as, linen cloth; a linen stocking.
  2. 2. Resembling linen cloth; white; pale.
  3. 3. Underclothing, esp. the shirt, as being, in former times, chiefly made of linen.
  4. 4. Thread or cloth made of flax or ( rarely) of hemp; - used in a general sense to include cambric, shirting, sheeting, towels, tablecloths, etc.
  5. 5. Cloth made of flax, underclothing.
  6. 6. Made of flax, or of linen.

linen - examples of usage

  1. The late Mrs. Datchet had left an excellent cupboard of linen, to which Elizabeth had succeeded at the age of nineteen, when her mother died, and the charge of the family rested upon the shoulders of the eldest daughter. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. It was usually towards midnight that they were heard beating their linen in front of different washing- places, always some way from the villages. - "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries", W. Y. Evans Wentz.
  3. The corrigans dressed in very coarse white linen cloth. - "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries", W. Y. Evans Wentz.
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