Definition of Bed linen

1. Noun. Linen or cotton articles for a bed (as sheets and pillowcases).

Specialized synonyms: Case, Pillow Slip, Pillowcase, Slip, Pillow Sham, Bed Sheet, Sheet
Generic synonyms: Linen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bed Linen

bed and breakfast
bed bug
bed bugs
bed check
bed clothing
bed conversion
bed cover
bed covering
bed covers
bed down
bed ground
bed hair
bed head
bed in
bed jacket
bed linen (current term)
bed load
bed occupancy
bed of breast
bed of flowers
bed of justice
bed of pelts
bed of roses
bed of stomach
bed out
bed pillow
bed push
bed rest
bed rock
bed sheet

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 ..."

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