Line(ln), v. t. 1. To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book.
He had a healthy color in his cheeks, and his face, though lined, bore few traces of anxiety.Dickens.
2. To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray.
[R.] "Pictures fairest lined."
3. To read or repeat line by line; as, to
line out a hymn.
This custom of reading or lining, or, as it was frequently called "deaconing" the hymn or psalm in the churches, was brought about partly from necessity.N. D. Gould.
4. To form into a line; to align; as, to
To line bees, to track wild bees to their nest by following their line of flight. --
To line up
(Mach.), to put in alignment; to put in correct adjustment for smooth running. See 3d Line, 19.
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