Up-line
Up-line Up"-line`, n. (Railroad) A line or track leading from the provinces toward the metropolis or a principal terminus; the track upon which up-trains run. See {Up-train}. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Pick-up line — A pick up line is a conversation opener with the intent of engaging an unfamiliar person for romance, or dating. Overt and sometimes humorous displays of romantic interest, pick up lines advertise the wit of their speakers to their target… …   Wikipedia

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