bed linen

See synonyms for bed linen on
  1. sheets and pillowcases.

Origin of bed linen

First recorded in 1805–15

Words Nearby bed linen Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bed linen in a sentence

  • He must carry his own bed linen to sea with him and arrange for his own food.

  • A faint odor of lavender carried him back to the time when his mother's bed linen exhaled the same sweet fragrance.

    Uncle Terry | Charles Clark Munn
  • This straw was covered with heavy home-spun bed linen, some feather pillows, and two big fur coats as comforters.

    Our Little Cossack Cousin | F. A. Postnikov

British Dictionary definitions for bed linen

bed linen

  1. sheets and pillowcases for a bed

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