table linen, as tablecloths or napkins.
any linen for household use.
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How to use napery in a sentence
A vision of iced drinks, tempting salads, white napery, and an attentive steward mocked me with past recollections.The Riddle of the Sands | Erskine Childers
Constans entered and looked about him, noting that the tables still bore their weight of plate and china and napery.The Doomsman | Van Tassel Sutphen
A white mule with red trappings, led by a varlet, carried Sir Nigel's own napery and table comforts.The White Company | Arthur Conan Doyle
It made a brave showing with silver, glass, and napery already disposed, and a great bouquet of fresh lilacs in the center.What Will People Say? | Rupert Hughes
There were the linen closets at hand, the bedding that she was to deal out as it was needed, the table napery.The Girls at Mount Morris | Amanda Minnie Douglas
British Dictionary definitions for napery
rare household linen, esp table linen
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