Definition of Lignage

1. ancestry [n -S] - See also: ancestry



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lignage

lightwaves
lightweight
lightweighter
lightweightest
lightweights
lightwell
lightwells
lightwood
lightwoods
lightworker
lighty
lightyear
lightyears
lign-
lign-aloes
lignage (current term)
lignages
lignaloes
lignan
lignane
lignanes
lignans
ligne
lignel
lignels
ligneous
ligneous plant
ligneous struma
ligneous thyroiditis

Literary usage of Lignage

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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 ..."

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