linen pat tern

linenfold

[lin-uhn-fohld]
noun
an ornamental motif resembling folded, linen, carved on paneling.
Also called linen pattern.


Origin:
1890–95; linen + fold1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To linen pat tern
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: linen paper
Next Definition: linen pat-tern
Words Near: linen pat tern
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for linen pat tern
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing linen pat tern
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature