Lineage



[lin-ee-ij] /ˈlɪn i ɪdʒ/

noun
1.
lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or extraction:
She could trace her lineage to the early Pilgrims.
2.
the line of descendants of a particular ancestor; family.
[lahy-nij] /ˈlaɪ nɪdʒ/
noun
1.
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[lahy-nij] /ˈlaɪ nɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the number of printed , especially covered by a magazine article, newspaper advertisement, etc.
2.
the amount charged, paid, or received per printed line, as of a magazine article or short story.
3.
Archaic. .
/ˈlɪnɪɪdʒ/
noun
1.
direct descent from an ancestor, esp a line of descendants from one ancestor
2.
a less common word for derivation
/ˈlaɪnɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of linage
/ˈlaɪnɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the number of lines in a piece of written or printed matter
2.
payment for written material calculated according to the number of lines
3.
a less common word for alignment
n.

late 17c. alteration (by influence of line (n.)) of Middle English linage (c.1300), from Old French lignage “descent, extraction, race,” from ligne “line,” from Latin linea (see line (n.)).

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