To line bees
Line Line (l[imac]n), v. t. 1. To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book. [1913 Webster]

He had a healthy color in his cheeks, and his face, though lined, bore few traces of anxiety. --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

2. To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray. [R.] ``Pictures fairest lined.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To read or repeat line by line; as, to line out a hymn. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

4. To form into a line; to align; as, to line troops. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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