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Meaning of "household linen" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOUSEHOLD LINEN

household linen  [ˈhaʊsˌhəʊld ˈlɪnɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOUSEHOLD LINEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Household linen is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOUSEHOLD LINEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of household linen in the English dictionary

The definition of household linen in the dictionary is items made of cloth, such as tablecloths, sheets, and pillowcases, that are used in the home.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOUSEHOLD LINEN


agglutinin
əˈɡluːtɪnɪn
antifeminine
ˌæntɪˈfemɪnɪn
artemisinin
ˌɑːtɪˈmɪzɪnɪn
bradykinin
ˌbrædɪˈkaɪnɪn
cholecystokinin
ˌkɒlɪˌsɪstəˈkaɪnɪn
citrinin
sɪˈtraɪnɪn
cytokinin
ˌsaɪtəʊˈkaɪnɪn
feminine
ˈfɛmɪnɪn
haemagglutinin
ˌhiːməˈɡluːtɪnɪn
hemagglutinin
ˌhiːməˈɡluːtɪnɪn
isoagglutinin
ˌaɪsəʊəˈɡluːtɪnɪn
kinin
ˈkaɪnɪn
laminin
ˈlæmɪnɪn
linen
ˈlɪnɪn
linin
ˈlaɪnɪn
magainin
məˈɡeɪnɪn
tanghinin
ˈtæŋɡɪnɪn
ultrafeminine
ˌʌltrəˈfɛmɪnɪn
unfeminine
ʌnˈfɛmɪnɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOUSEHOLD LINEN

houseful
household
household ammonia
household appliances
household arts
Household Cavalry
household chores
household gods
household goods
household insurance
household name
household rubbish
household soap
household troops
household word
householder
householdership
househusband
housekeep
housekeeper

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOUSEHOLD LINEN

baby linen
bed linen
Clendinnen
dirty linen
flannen
Funen
Kekkonen
Saarinen
Sarnen
stonen
table linen
underlinen

Synonyms and antonyms of household linen in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «household linen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOUSEHOLD LINEN

Find out the translation of household linen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of household linen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «household linen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

家居用品
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ropa de casa
570 millions of speakers

English

household linen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घरेलू लिनन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكتان المنزلية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

домашнего белья
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

roupa de casa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরিবারের পট্টবস্ত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

linge de maison
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Linen isi rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haushaltswäsche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

家庭用リネン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가정용 린넨
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kain linen rumah tangga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lanh hộ gia đình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வீட்டு கைத்தறி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घरगुती लिनन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ev tekstili
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

biancheria per la casa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bieliznę pościelową
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

домашнього білизни
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lenjerie de uz casnic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

υφασμάτινων ειδών οικιακής χρήσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

huishoudelike linne
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hushållslinne
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

håndklær
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of household linen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOUSEHOLD LINEN»

The term «household linen» is regularly used and occupies the 76.424 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOUSEHOLD LINEN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «household linen» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «household linen» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about household linen

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOUSEHOLD LINEN»

Discover the use of household linen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to household linen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cassell's household guide
Periodically all household linen should be inspected with a view to alterations and repairs. Any article that is sent from the wash in need of mending, should be folded when sorted with the ragged or worn places outside. It is then seen at a ...
Cassell, ltd, 1869
2
Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century ...
When Alice Le Strange wrote the inventory of household linen in 1632, a few weeks after the inventory of bed chambers, she titled it 'an inventory of all my linen', whereas the earlier inventory was merely 'an inventory of all the bedding and ...
Jane Whittle, Elizabeth Griffiths, 2012
3
The English-speaking World
Mr. Durrant offers to place his services at the disposal of members of the E-S.U. with regard to Shipping matters, for which he makes no charge. \VHAT IS HOUSEHOLD LINEN ?—-The word ' Household ' is apparent, but what of the ' Linen ' ?
‎1922
4
Practice of Patriarchy: Gender and the Politics of Household ...
Household linen formed quite a significant part of the overall wealth of middling families, representing, on average, almost 20 percent of the value of estates in notarial household inventories. Linen presses were among the two or three most  ...
Julie Hardwick, 2010
5
Peasantry to Capitalism: Western Östergötland in the ...
Although it is impossible to know whether household linen and clothing itemized in inventories were destined for sale, some contain so many items of a particular kind to suggest that they must have been. Seventeen pairs of curtains ...
Göran Hoppe, John Langton, 1994
6
The Country House Servant
evidence to show that it was the usual custom for linen inventories at the end of the sixteenth century to exclude bedlinen and the more workaday items of household linen which were in daily use; only the very best cambric and fine holland ...
Pamela Sambrook, 2013
7
Fabric Care
In a small nuclear family just one linen cupboard may be sufficient. In other families that are large or entertain many guests and therefore have a lot of household linen, there might need to be a central storage space for surplus items and space ...
D. Noemia Souza, Noemia D'Souza, 1998
8
Reports of Cases Determined at Nisi Prius, in the Courts of ...
... this Will [4231 not protect linen-drapery goods subsequently purchased on spe' culation ; and the word linen in the policy must be confined to household linen, or linen used by way of apparel. ADJOURNED SI'ITINGS AT WESTMINSTER.
Great Britain. Courts, John Campbell Baron Campbell, 1818
9
Hand Book of Garments Manufacturing Technology
279 Chapter - 18 SELECTION OF HOUSEHOLD LINEN ................................... 281- 299 – Classification of Household Linen ................... 281 – Bed-Linen ...................... ......... 282 – Table-Linen ............................ 282 – Household-Linen .
Eiri Staff, 2007
10
Geneva 2009-2010:
A lovely shop that offers several brands of household linen. You will find comforters, sheets, colourful or soft coloured pillowslips - patterns change with the season so you never get tired of it - but also towels and bath towels. QUEDENS ...
Jean-Paul Labourdette, Dominique Auzias, Céline Hofman, Julien Rapp, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOUSEHOLD LINEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term household linen is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Residents, reputation, religion and rebuilding in Valletta's Mandraggio
Although these women did not have much clothing and household linen, like most Maltese women, they were known to be fussy about keeping ... «Times of Malta, Jun 15»
2
When Bognor was home to Field House and the Norland Nannies
The advertisement shows that some maintenance, washing of household linen, boot cleaning, and a kitchen fire could be provided, with coal ... «West Sussex Gazette, Jun 15»
3
Fire in Cabot Walmart causes building evacuation
Dwayne Boswell with the Cabot Police Department told THV11 that the fire started in the household linen section of the Walmart Supercenter ... «THV 11, May 15»
4
Antibacterial product manfuacturer Micro-Fresh wins a contract with …
The protective mattress and pillow covers are understood to be the first to apply Micro-Fresh's anti-microbial formula to household linen in the ... «Leicester Mercury, May 15»
5
Just the ticket: What's on this week
... children's and babies clothes. Large selection of shoes and handbags, household linen and bric a brac, toys, books, CDs, LPs, and DVDs. «Bucks Free Press, Apr 15»
6
Montana Album: Price of haircuts to rise to $2
... birds-eye maple bedroom set to the pepper shakers, the alarm clock and all the household linen. The complete list has not been published, ... «Great Falls Tribune, Apr 15»
7
Win tickets to see comedian Lawrence Leung!
... Leung's show The Escapist will keep the giggles coming as he looks at the lighter side of parental expectations and household linen. «Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 15»
8
What did you call that? Fun Furniture Facts
Also called dowry chest, cedar chest or glory box, the hope chest was initially used by young women to collect items such as clothing and household linen, ... «KABC-TV, Apr 15»
9
Angry locals protest about illegal market in Kharghar
"There are fruit and vegetable vendors, stalls selling kitchenware and utensils, household linen, fabrics and an assortment of home and ... «Times of India, Mar 15»
10
Homeplus, Hanssem discuss shop-in-shop partnership
If the deal is finalized, Hanssem will be the first shop-in-shop at Homeplus to sell home furnishing products such as household linen, lights and ... «The Korea Herald, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Household linen [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/household-linen>. Apr 2020 ».
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