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Household linen   /hˈaʊshˌoʊld lˈɪnən/   Listen
Household linen

Drygoods for household use that are typically made of white cloth.  Synonym: white goods.

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"Household linen" Quotes from Famous Books

... he was married, and the following morning he entered a one-horse sleigh with his bride, having before him the box we have mentioned, with another filled with home-made household linen, a paper-covered trunk with a red umbrella lashed to it, a pair of quite new saddle-bags, and a handbox. The next intelligence that his friends received of the bride and bridegroom was, that the latter was settled ...
— The Pioneers • James Fenimore Cooper

... low so as to be within reach of a little child, or else they fold up such articles of clothing, as their little serving-aprons, of which they take great care, and lay them inside a cupboard kept for the household linen. ...
— Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook • Maria Montessori

... catalogue as long and as varied as a seedsman's. An extravagant trousseau contains every article illustrated—and more besides—in quality never illustrated—and by the dozens! But it must not for a moment be supposed that every fashionable bride has a trousseau like this—especially the household linen which requires an outlay possible only to parents who are very rich and also ...
— Etiquette • Emily Post

Words linked to "Household linen" :   wash, ironing, washables, soft goods, white goods, washing, laundry, linen, drygoods

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