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lineage


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lineage  \Lin"e*age\  (l[i^]n"[-e]*[asl]j;  48),  n.  [OE.  linage,  F. 
  lignage,  fr  L.  linea  line  See  3d  {Line}.] 
  Descent  in  a  line  from  a  common  progenitor;  progeny;  race; 
  descending  line  of  offspring  or  ascending  line  of  parentage. 
 
  Both  the  lineage  and  the  certain  sire  From  which  I 
  sprung,  from  me  are  hidden  yet  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lineage 
  n  1:  the  descendants  of  one  individual;  "his  entire  lineage  has 
  been  warriors"  [syn:  {line},  {line  of  descent},  {descent}, 
  {bloodline},  {blood  line},  {blood},  {pedigree},  {ancestry}, 
  {origin},  {parentage},  {stock}] 
  2:  the  kinship  relation  between  an  individual  and  the 
  individual's  progenitors  [syn:  {descent},  {line  of  descent}, 
  {filiation}] 
  3:  the  number  of  lines  in  a  piece  of  printed  material  [syn:  {linage}] 
  4:  a  rate  of  payment  for  written  material  that  is  measured 
  according  to  the  number  of  lines  submitted  [syn:  {linage}] 
  5:  inherited  properties  shared  with  others  of  your  bloodline 
  [syn:  {ancestry},  {derivation},  {filiation}] 




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