Reclined
Recline Re*cline" (r[-e]*kl[imac]n"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reclined} (r[-e]*kl[imac]nd"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reclining}.] [L. reclinare; pref. re- re- + clinare to lean, incline. See {Incline}, {Lean} to incline.] To cause or permit to lean, incline, rest, etc.; to place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand. [1913 Webster]

The mother Reclined her dying head upon his breast. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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