bed linen


bed linen
'bed .linen
n [U]
the sheets and ↑pillowcases for a bed

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • bed linen — n. bedsheets, pillowcases, etc., whether of linen or not …   English World dictionary

  • bed linen — also bed linen N UNCOUNT Bed linen is sheets and pillowcases. ...crisp white cotton bed linen …   English dictionary

  • bed-linen — see bed linen …   English dictionary

  • bed linen — bed sheets, bedding materials (bedcover, bedclothes, bedspread, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bed linen — noun linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases) (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑linen • Hyponyms: ↑case, ↑pillowcase, ↑slip, ↑pillow slip, ↑pillow sham, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bed linen — noun (U) the sheets and pillowcases for a bed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bed linen — /ˈbɛd lɪnən/ (say bed linuhn) noun sheets and pillowcases …   Australian English dictionary

  • bed linen — sheets and pillowcases. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • linen — [lin′ən] n. [ME < OE (akin to Ger leinen) < lin, flax: see LINE2] 1. yarn, thread, or cloth made of flax 2. [often pl.] things made of linen, or of cotton, etc., as tablecloths, sheets, shirts, etc.: cf. BED LINEN, TABLE LINEN 3. fine… …   English World dictionary


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