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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]