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Some bedlinen he's put outside (5)


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'some bedlinen he's put outside' is the definition.
Although both the answer and definition are singular nouns, I don't understand how one could define the other.

'he's put outside' is the wordplay.
'put' becomes 'set' (synonyms).
'outside' indicates putting letters inside.
'he' put inside 'set' is 'SHEET'.

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(Other definitions for sheet that I've seen before include "Page of postage stamps" , "Piece of paper; nautical rope" , "Item of bed linen like these" , "* [MATERIAL]" , "Bed cover" .)

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