Definition of Lignage
1. ancestry [n -S] - See also: ancestry
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lignage
Literary usage of Lignage
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Vie de Seint Auban: A Poem in Norman-French by Matthew Paris, Alban (1876)
"4SI pur lignage ne serra ... lignage sunt traîtres enemi :—563 pens de tun ... under lignage. lire v. tr. to read. prp. sg. ..."
2. Ane Compendious and Breve Tractate Concerning Ye Office & Dewtie of Kyngis by William Lauder, Fitzedward Hall (1864)
"before age must have been with, reference to the French manner of pronouncing the original form, lignage. And now the epenthetic e has become a syllable by ..."
3. Postils on the Epistles and Gospels by Richard Taverner, Edward Cardwell (1841)
"But his spirituall lignage is without compari- The nobi- son. ... Now ye haue the lignage of Christ according to the fleshe and the ..."