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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lin  \Lin\  (l[i^]n),  v.  i.  [AS.  linnan.  See  {Lithe}.] 
  To  yield;  to  stop;  to  cease.  [Obs.  or  Scot.]  --Marston. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lin  \Lin\,  v.  t. 
  To  cease  from  [Obs.  or  Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lin  \Lin\,  n.  [Ir.  linn,  or  Gael.  linne;  akin  to  W.  llyn  a  pool, 
  pond,  lake,  but  in  senses  2  and  3  prob.  from  AS  hlynn 
  torrent.  Cf  {Dunlin}.] 
  1.  A  pool  or  collection  of  water,  particularly  one  above  or 
  below  a  fall  of  water. 
 
  2.  A  waterfall,  or  cataract;  as  a  roaring  lin. 
 
  3.  A  steep  ravine. 
 
  Note:  Written  also  linn  and  lyn. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arecoline  \A*re"co*line\,  n.  Also  -lin  \-lin\  .  [From  NL  Areca, 
  a  genus  of  palms  bearing  betel  nut.] 
  An  oily  liquid  substance,  {C8H13O2N},  the  chief  alkaloid  of 
  the  betel  nut,  to  which  the  latter  owes  its  anthelmintic 
  action 




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