Definition of Mainlining
1. Verb. (present participle of mainline) ¹
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Definition of Mainlining
1. mainline [v] - See also: mainline
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Literary usage of Mainlining
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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: In by Sandford Nevile, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1835)
"The preamble of the local act states, that the making and mainlining a new turnpike road from Leeds to join the Wake- fold and Halifax turnpike road at a ..."
2. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution: With an by Lorenzo Sabine (1864)
"... moved for a grant of £1000, for the purpose of "reinstating and mainlining the due administration of justice in said county [of Cumberland], ..."
3. The Transit of Civilization from England to America in the Seventeenth Century by Edward Eggleston (1901)
"In 1684 the surplus money of the treasury was to go to the grammar schools. All this legislation testifies to the increasing difficulty of mainlining the ..."
4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1826)
"An Act for making and mainlining a railway or train road from lie Cromford canal, at or near to 'romford, in the parish of Wirks- •orth, in the county of ..."
5. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1854)
"... from the Ohio river, at Beaver, to Lake Erie, at Erie 186 Ohio canal, from the Ohio river at Portsmouth to Cleveland,on Lake Erie 824 mainlining; canal, ..."
6. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1883)
"An addi- onal army must be sent in the spring, and the cost of mainlining such an army for a year would not be less than oo,ooo/.' ld of Cranfield followed, ..."
7. Lectures on Metaphysics and Logic by William Hamilton (1860)
"In the third place, Reid and all philosophers are at one in mainlining that self-consciousness, as immediately cognizant of onr Mental modifications, ..."
8. The Cults of the Greek States by Lewis Richard Farnell (1907)
"Its value is not dimin- hed by the reflection that the temple which served in some :nse as a common bank of Greece, was interested in mainlining and ..."