Thread or cloth made of flax or (rarely) of hemp; -- used in a general sense to include cambric, shirting, sheeting, towels, tablecloths, etc.
Underclothing, esp. the shirt, as being, in former times, chiefly made of linen.
linen in Dutch is linnen
linen in French is lin, toile
linen in German is Leinen, Laken, Leinen
linen in Italian is di lino
linen in Norwegian is lin
linen in Portuguese is linho
linen in Spanish is lino, sabana