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The word "line" uses 4 letters: eiln.

n. - Flax; linen. 2

n. - The longer and finer fiber of flax. 2

v. t. - To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin. 2

v. t. - To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as a purse with money. 2

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - To impregnate; -- applied to brute animals. 2

n. - A linen thread or string; a slender, strong cord; also, a cord of any thickness; a rope; a hawser; as, a fishing line; a line for snaring birds; a clothesline; a towline. 2

n. - A more or less threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver; any long mark; as, a chalk line. 2

n. - The course followed by anything in motion; hence, a road or route; as, the arrow descended in a curved line; the place is remote from lines of travel. 2

n. - Direction; as, the line of sight or vision. 2

n. - A row of letters, words, etc., written or printed; esp., a row of words extending across a page or column. 2

n. - A short letter; a note; as, a line from a friend. 2

n. - A verse, or the words which form a certain number of feet, according to the measure. 2

n. - Course of conduct, thought, occupation, or policy; method of argument; department of industry, trade, or intellectual activity. 2

n. - That which has length, but not breadth or thickness. 2

n. - The exterior limit of a figure, plat, or territory; boundary; contour; outline. 2

n. - A threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark. 2

n. - Lineament; feature; figure. 2

n. - A straight row; a continued series or rank; as, a line of houses, or of soldiers; a line of barriers. 2

n. - A series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person; a family or race; as, the ascending or descending line; the line of descent; the male line; a line of kings. 2

n. - A connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.; as, a line of stages; an express line. 2

n. - A circle of latitude or of longitude, as represented on a map. 2

n. - The equator; -- usually called the line, or equinoctial line; as, to cross the line. 2

n. - A long tape, or a narrow ribbon of steel, etc., marked with subdivisions, as feet and inches, for measuring; a tapeline. 2

n. - A measuring line or cord. 2

n. - That which was measured by a line, as a field or any piece of land set apart; hence, allotted place of abode. 2

n. - Instruction; doctrine. 2

n. - The proper relative position or adjustment of parts, not as to design or proportion, but with reference to smooth working; as, the engine is in line or out of line. 2

n. - The track and roadbed of a railway; railroad. 2

n. - A row of men who are abreast of one another, whether side by side or some distance apart; -- opposed to column. 2

n. - The regular infantry of an army, as distinguished from militia, guards, volunteer corps, cavalry, artillery, etc. 2

n. - A trench or rampart. 2

n. - Dispositions made to cover extended positions, and presenting a front in but one direction to an enemy. 2

n. - Form of a vessel as shown by the outlines of vertical, horizontal, and oblique sections. 2

n. - One of the straight horizontal and parallel prolonged strokes on and between which the notes are placed. 2

n. - A number of shares taken by a jobber. 2

n. - A series of various qualities and values of the same general class of articles; as, a full line of hosiery; a line of merinos, etc. 2

n. - The wire connecting one telegraphic station with another, or the whole of a system of telegraph wires under one management and name. 2

n. - The reins with which a horse is guided by his driver. 2

n. - A measure of length; one twelfth of an inch. 2

v. t. - To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to line a copy book. 2

v. t. - To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray. 2

v. t. - To read or repeat line by line; as, to line out a hymn. 2

v. t. - To form into a line; to align; as, to line troops. 2

Direct anagrams of line:

lien

Words formed by adding one letter before or after line (in bold), or to eiln in any order:

a - alien aline anile elain liane c - cline f - elfin t - elint inlet o - eloin olein g - ingle k - inkle liken s - lenis liens lines v - levin liven m - limen d - lined n - linen r - liner y - liney



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