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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

laken (plural lakens, diminutive lakentje) n.

  1. a type of woollen fabric, very sought-after for clothing in the feudal era
  2. bedsheet

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Verb

laken

  1. (transitive) criticize, reproach, denounce
    De gasten van dat groezelig motel laken tevergeefs de gebrekkige hygiëne van de lakens.
    The guests in that sleazy motel denounce in vain the poor sheets hygiene

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Norwegian

Etymology

From Low German.

Noun

laken n. (definite singular lakenet; indefinite plural laken; definite plural lakena/lakenene)

  1. bedsheet

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