underlinen


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underlinen

(ˈʌndəˌlɪnən)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) underclothes, esp when made of linen
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The woman leaning on the rail of her back porch, had caught her eye, and nodded, as it seemed to Saxon, half to her and half to the underlinen on the line.
She nodded her head to Saxon's underlinen on the line.
Until the end of the 1700, she says, most people wore sort of loose underlinens for comfort, but did not make a point of differentiating them.