Definition of Bed linen
1. Noun. Linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases).
Generic synonyms: Linen
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Literary usage of Bed linen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Good Housekeeper, Or the Way to Live Well, and to be Well While We Live by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1839)
"bed linen should be well aired before it is used. Keep your sheets folded in pairs on a shelf—closets are better than drawers or chests for linen, ..."
2. Household Management by Bertha M. Terrill, American School of Home Economics (1911)
"TABLE AND bed linen, TOWELLING, ETC. In buying cotton and linen material for ... If cast off garments, old bed linen and the like are thriftily cherished ..."
3. Clothing and Health: An Elementary Textbook of Home Making by Helen Kinne, Anna Maria Cooley (1916)
"... TABLE LINEN OR bed linen We have studied many things about cleanliness, and we all know how much cleanliness of clothing and household linen adds to our ..."