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  • n. Household linen.
  • n. The section of a department store dealing with household linen.
  • n. A type of velveteen cloth; cotton velveteen.


After the city of Manchester, England, once an important centre for the manufacture of cotton textile goods. (Wiktionary)


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  • I've just booked a hotel in Manchester. I presume I don't have to bring my own linen.

    December 13, 2008