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lining


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Line  \Line\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lined}  (l[imac]nd);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Lining}.]  [See  {Line}  flax.] 
  1.  To  cover  the  inner  surface  of  as  to  line  a  cloak  with 
  silk  or  fur;  to  line  a  box  with  paper  or  tin. 
 
  The  inside  lined  with  rich  carnation  silk.  --W. 
  Browne. 
 
  2.  To  put  something  in  the  inside  of  to  fill;  to  supply,  as 
  a  purse  with  money. 
 
  The  charge  amounteth  very  high  for  any  one  man's 
  purse,  except  lined  beyond  ordinary,  to  reach  unto. 
  --Carew. 
 
  Till  coffee  has  her  stomach  lined.  --Swift. 
 
  3.  To  place  persons  or  things  along  the  side  of  for  security 
  or  defense;  to  strengthen  by  adding  anything  to  fortify; 
  as  to  line  works  with  soldiers. 
 
  Line  and  new  repair  our  towns  of  war  With  men  of 
  courage  and  with  means  defendant.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  impregnate;  --  applied  to  brute  animals.  --Creech. 
 
  {Lined  gold},  gold  foil  having  a  lining  of  another  metal. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lining  \Lin"ing\  (l[imac]n"[i^]ng),  n.  [See  {Line}  to  cover  the 
  inside.] 
  1.  The  act  of  one  who  lines;  the  act  or  process  of  making 
  lines,  or  of  inserting  a  lining. 
 
  2.  That  which  covers  the  inner  surface  of  anything  as  of  a 
  garment  or  a  box;  also  the  contents  of  anything 
 
  The  lining  of  his  coffers  shall  make  coats  To  deck 
  our  soldiers.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lining 
  n  1:  a  covering  that  protects  an  inside  surface 
  2:  a  piece  of  material  that  is  used  as  the  inside  surface  of  a 
  garment  [syn:  {liner}] 
  3:  providing  something  with  a  surface  of  a  different  material 
  [syn:  {facing}] 
  4:  the  act  of  attaching  an  inside  lining  (to  a  garment  or 
  curtain  etc.) 




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