Lined
Line Line, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lined} (l[imac]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lining}.] [See {Line} flax.] 1. To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin. [1913 Webster]

The inside lined with rich carnation silk. --W. Browne. [1913 Webster]

2. To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as a purse with money. [1913 Webster]

The charge amounteth very high for any one man's purse, except lined beyond ordinary, to reach unto. --Carew. [1913 Webster]

Till coffee has her stomach lined. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

3. To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense; to strengthen by adding anything; to fortify; as, to line works with soldiers. [1913 Webster]

Line and new repair our towns of war With men of courage and with means defendant. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To impregnate; -- applied to brute animals. --Creech. [1913 Webster]

{Lined gold}, gold foil having a lining of another metal. [1913 Webster]


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  • lined — [ laınd ] adjective 1. ) lined paper has lines printed on it to help you write straight 2. ) clothing that is lined has another layer of cloth on the inside: a lined skirt a fur lined jacket 3. ) lined skin has a lot of lines on it, which you get …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lined — adj. 1. furnished with items in a line or as if in a line. Note: Often used in hyphenated form, prefixed by the item arranged in a line; as, tree lined streets. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] 2. having visible lines; used especially of skin; as, their lined… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lined — [laınd] adj 1.) a coat, skirt etc that is lined has a piece of thin material covering the inside →↑lining ▪ a fleece lined jacket 2.) paper that is lined has straight lines printed or drawn across it 3.) skin that is lined has ↑wrinkles on it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lined — (adj.) having a lining or backing (of some other material), mid 15c., from pp. of LINE (Cf. line) (v.1); meaning marked with lines is from 1776, from pp. of LINE (Cf. line) (v.2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • lined — UK [laɪnd] / US adjective 1) clothing that is lined has another layer of cloth on the inside a lined skirt a fur lined jacket 2) lined skin has a lot of lines on it, which you get as you become older a deeply lined face 3) lined paper has lines… …   English dictionary

  • lined — adjective 1. bordered by a line of things (Freq. 3) tree lined streets • Similar to: ↑bordered 2. (used especially of skin) marked by lines or seams (Freq. 1) their lined faces were immeasurably sad a seamed face …   Useful english dictionary

  • lined — adj. 1 of skin VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ deeply, heavily ▪ Her deeply lined face was creased into a smile. 2 of clothes, etc. VERBS …   Collocations dictionary

  • lined — adjective 1 a coat, skirt etc that is lined has a piece of thin material covering the inside: a fleece lined jacket 2 paper that is lined has straight lines printed or drawn across it 3 skin that is lined has wrinkles on it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lined — [[t]la͟ɪnd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If someone s face or skin is lined, it has lines on it as a result of old age, tiredness, worry, or illness. His lined face was that of an old man. 2) ADJ Lined paper has lines printed across it to help you write… …   English dictionary

  • lined — crin·o·lined; lined; un·lined; …   English syllables

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