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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nap·kin n.
 1. A little towel, made of cloth or paper, esp. one for wiping the fingers and mouth at table.
 2. A handkerchief. [Obs.]
 Napkin pattern. See Linen scroll, under Linen. -- Napkin ring, a ring of metal, ivory, or other material, used to inclose a table napkin.
 paper napkin, a napkin made of paper, intended to be disposed of after use.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lin·en, n.
 1. 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 “In linen white as milk.”
 2. Underclothing, esp. the shirt, as being, in former times, chiefly made of linen.
 Linen draper, a dealer in linen.
 Linen prover, a small microscope for counting the threads in a given space in linen fabrics.
 Linen scroll, Linen pattern Arch., an ornament for filling panels, copied from the folds of a piece of stuff symmetrically disposed.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scroll n.
 1. A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a roll; a schedule; a list.
    The heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll.   --Isa. xxxiv. 4.
    Here is the scroll of every man's name.   --Shak.
 2. Arch. An ornament formed of undulations giving off spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
 3. A mark or flourish added to a person's signature, intended to represent a seal, and in some States allowed as a substitute for a seal. [U.S.]
 4. Geom. Same as Skew surface. See under Skew.
 Linen scroll Arch. See under Linen.
 Scroll chuck Mach., an adjustable chuck, applicable to a lathe spindle, for centering and holding work, in which the jaws are adjusted and tightened simultaneously by turning a disk having in its face a spiral groove which is entered by teeth on the backs of the jaws.
 Scroll saw. See under Saw.