Re·cline v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reclined p. pr. & vb. n. Reclining.] To cause or permit to lean, incline, rest, etc.; to place in a recumbent position; as, to recline the head on the hand.
Reclined her dying head upon his breast. --Dryden.
Re·clined a. Bot. Falling or turned downward; reclinate.