Naperies
Napery Na"per*y, n.; pl. {Naperies}. [OF. naperie, fr. nape a tablecloth, F. nappe, LL. napa, fr. L. mappa. See {Map}, and cf. {Apron}, {Napkin}.] Table linen; also, linen clothing, or linen in general. [Obs.] --Gayton. [1913 Webster]

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  • naperies — neɪpÉ™rɪ n. tablecloths and napkins; linens for use in the home (such as curtains) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Napery — Na per*y, n.; pl. {Naperies}. [OF. naperie, fr. nape a tablecloth, F. nappe, LL. napa, fr. L. mappa. See {Map}, and cf. {Apron}, {Napkin}.] Table linen; also, linen clothing, or linen in general. [Obs.] Gayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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