Associations to the word «Lineage»


LINEAGE, noun. Descent in a line from a common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or ascending line of parentage.
LINEAGE, noun. (advertising) A number of lines of text in a column.
LINEAGE TEMPLE, noun. An ancestral shrine.
LINEAGE TEMPLES, noun. Plural of lineage temple

Dictionary definition

LINEAGE, noun. The descendants of one individual; "his entire lineage has been warriors".
LINEAGE, noun. The kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors.
LINEAGE, noun. The number of lines in a piece of printed material.
LINEAGE, noun. A rate of payment for written material that is measured according to the number of lines submitted.
LINEAGE, noun. Inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats