What does the word linen mean?

Usage examples for linen

  1. I have no doubt we shall be told that it is a foolish thing to wash dirty linen in public; but much better wash it in public than wear it foul. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. And Solomon had horses brought out of Egypt, and linen yarn: the king's merchants received the linen yarn at a price. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  3. Some linen for her last robe. – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan