Household linen, especially tablecloths and napkins.
- They hadn't set the table with a linen cupboard of napery and a canteen of silver.
- The napery is heavy linen, and the cutlery handcrafted.
- The tables were covered with heavy linen tablecloths, and the napery and cutlery were of reasonable quality.
Middle English: from Old French naperie, from nape 'tablecloth'.
Words that rhyme with naperyapery, drapery, japery, papery, vapoury (US vapory)
Definition of napery in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.