Definition of Table linen

1. Noun. Linens for the dining table.

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



Definition of Table linen

1. Noun. tablecloths and napkins ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Table Linen

table apple
table board
table cloth
table d'hote
table d'hôte
table dancer
table dances
table decoration
table football
table game
table knife
table lamp
table lamps
table lifting
table linen (current term)
table manners
table mat
table mountain
table mountains
table mustard
table napkin
table of contents
table rapping
table salt
table saw
table saws
table service
table soccer

Literary usage of Table linen

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

1. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"... tAble linen. ... 2 4 Laurence Group of damask table linen, exhibited for quality and cheapness. ..."

2. Laundering by Lydia Ray Balderston (1914)
"Soak table linen one-half hour in lukewarm or cold water without soap. ... table linen does not need much rubbing, because it is rarely very soiled, ..."

3. The Up-to-date Waitress by Janet McKenzie Hill (1906)
"CHAPTER XXI LAUNDERING table linen REMOVAL OF STAINS REMOVE all stains as soon after they are made as possible. Wash out milk or meat stains with warm water ..."

4. The Up-to-date Waitress by Janet McKenzie Hill (1906)
"CHAPTER XXI LAUNDERING table linen REMOVAL OF STAINS REMOVE all stains as soon after they are made as possible. Wash out milk or meat stains with warm water ..."

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