Line, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lined p. pr. & vb. n. Lining.]
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.
Lined gold, gold foil having a lining of another metal.
adj 1: bordered by a line of things; "tree lined streets"
2: (used especially of skin) marked by lines or seams; "their
lined faces were immeasurably sad"; "a seamed face" [syn:
3: having a lining or liner or a liner; often used in
combination; "a lined skirt"; "a silk-lined jacket" [ant: