Definition of Napery

1. Noun. Linens for the dining table.

Exact synonyms: Table Linen
Specialized synonyms: Damask, Napkin, Serviette, Table Napkin, Place Mat, Tablecloth, Tray Cloth
Generic synonyms: Linen



Definition of Napery

1. n. Table linen; also, linen clothing, or linen in general.

Definition of Napery

1. Noun. Household linen, especially table linen. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Napery

1. table linen [n -PERIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Napery

napa
napa cabbage
napaceous
napalm
napalmed
napalming
napalmlike
napalms
napas
nape
nape-crest
nape nevus
nape of the neck
naped
naperies
napery (current term)
napes
napex
napha water
naphazoline
naphazoline hydrochloride
naphew
naphtha
naphthacene
naphthacenes
naphthalate
naphthalates
naphthaldehyde
naphthaldehydes
naphthalene

Literary usage of Napery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"... the needle straight down and repeat, so making straight stitches on upper side (Fig. 111). FIG. 113.—napery or damask hem; A, wrong side, hem turned and ..."

2. The History of Hampton Court Palace by Ernest Philip Alphonse Law (1890)
"... of Red Leather emblazoned " with my Lord's Arms"—Cushions, Tables, Chests, Cupboards, Andirons, napery—His Chapel—Jewelled Copes Saints'Apparel, ..."

3. Our Hawaii by Charmian London (1917)
"we dined exquisitely in an exquisite dining-room hung with fern baskets, the table sparkling with silver and cut-glass, the napery worthy of a glass ..."

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