Lin"e*age (?), 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.

 

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