Definition of table linen in English:

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table linen

Pronunciation: /ˈteɪbəl ˌlɪnɪn/


[mass noun]
Fabric items used at mealtimes, such as tablecloths and napkins, collectively.
Example sentences
  • Her first big break came in 1999, when she was asked to furnish the five-star Astoria Hotel in St. Petersburg with her curtains, bedcovers and table linen.
  • The home collection consists of soft furnishing products ranging from bed throws to duvet covers to cushions curtain panels and table linen.
  • If you spill something on the white table linen they cover it up with perfectly placed napkin, but only when they know you won't notice.

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