Definition of 'bed linen'
Example sentences containing 'bed linen'
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Upstairs, bed linen and towels had been changed and the soiled items bundled into a black plastic bag he'd found under the sink. PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW (2002)The only smell was of the mustiness of the infrequently used bed linen. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)`The beds up there are damp and probably rotten and we haven't enough bed linen anyway. THE HARDIE INHERITANCE (2002)
Trends of 'bed linen'
Used Rarely. bed linen is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bed linen'
British English: bed linen /bɛd ˈlɪnɪn/ NOUN
Bed linen is sheets and pillowcases.
...crisp white cotton bed linen.
- American English: bed linen
- Arabic: بَيَاضَات الَأسِرَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: lençóis e fronhas
- Chinese: 被单和枕套
- Croatian: posteljina
- Czech: ložní prádlo
- Danish: sengelinned
- Dutch: lakens en slopen
- European Spanish: ropa de cama
- Finnish: vuodevaatteet
- French: draps
- German: Bettwäsche
- Greek: σεντόνια
- Italian: biancheria da letto
- Japanese: ベッドリネン
- Korean: 침대 리넨
- Norwegian: sengetøy
- Polish: bielizna pościelowa
- European Portuguese: lençóis e fronhas
- Romanian: lenjerie de pat
- Russian: постельное белье
- Spanish: lencería de cama
- Swedish: lakan
- Thai: ผ้าปูที่นอน
- Turkish: yatak çarşafı
- Ukrainian: постільна білизна
- Vietnamese: khăn trải giường và áo gối
Definition of bed linen from the Collins English Dictionary
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