- linen is part of the Basic English 850.
- (uncountable) Linen is a material that some cloth is made of. It comes from the flax plant, and in the past, bed sheets were often made from it, before cotton was used.
- This shirt is made of linen.
- (plural) Linens are something made from linen, especially bed sheets.
- Would you like to change the linens on your bed?