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Crofting vs. Linen

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Croftingnoun

A form of land tenure and small-scale food production, unique to the Highlands and islands of Scotland, in which individual crofts are established on the better land while a large area of poor-quality hill ground is shared by all the crofters of the township for grazing.

Linennoun

(uncountable) Thread or cloth made from flax fiber.

Croftingnoun

The process of exposing linen to the sun, on the grass, in the process of bleaching.

Linennoun

(countable) Domestic textiles, such as tablecloths, bedding, towels, underclothes, etc., that are made of linen or linen-like fabrics of cotton or other fibers; linens.

‘She put the freshly cleaned linens into the linen closet.’;

Croftingnoun

Croftland.

Linennoun

A light beige colour, like that of linen cloth undyed.

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Croftingnoun

Exposing linen to the sun, on the grass, in the process of bleaching.

Linenadjective

Made from linen cloth or thread.

Crofting

Crofting is a form of land tenure and small-scale food production particular to the Scottish Highlands, the islands of Scotland, and formerly on the Isle of Man. Within the 19th century townships, individual crofts were established on the better land, and a large area of poorer-quality hill ground was shared by all the crofters of the township for grazing of their livestock.

Linenadjective

Having the colour linen, light beige.

Linenadjective

Made of linen; as, linen cloth; a linen stocking.

Linenadjective

Resembling linen cloth; white; pale.

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Linennoun

Thread or cloth made of flax or (rarely) of hemp; - used in a general sense to include cambric, shirting, sheeting, towels, tablecloths, etc.; as, bed linens

Linennoun

Underclothing, esp. the shirt, as being, in former times, chiefly made of linen.

Linennoun

a fabric woven with fibers from the flax plant

Linennoun

a high-quality paper made of linen fibers or with a linen finish

Linennoun

white goods or clothing made with linen cloth

Linennoun

cloth woven from flax

‘a linen suit’; ‘he dealt in Irish linens’;

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Linennoun

articles such as sheets or clothes made, or originally made, of linen

‘the linen cupboard’;

Linen

Linen () is a textile made from the fibers of the flax plant. Linen is very strong, absorbent, and dries faster than cotton.

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