Definition of Reclines

1. Verb. (third-person singular of recline) ¹



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Definition of Reclines

1. recline [v] - See also: recline

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reclines

recleans
reclimb
reclimbed
reclimbing
reclimbs
reclinable
reclinant
reclinate
reclination
reclinations
recline
reclineable
reclined
recliner
recliners
reclines (current term)
reclining
reclining chair
recloak
recloaked
recloaking
recloaks
reclock
reclocked
reclocking
reclocks
reclog
reclogged
reclogging
reclogs

Literary usage of Reclines

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"At either end, where the pediment narrows to a point, reclines a FIG. 33.—East Pediment, Olympia. ..."

2. A Handbook of Greek Sculpture by Ernest Arthur Gardner (1896)
"appears frequently upon later Greek funeral reliefs in the form of a banquet at which the deceased reclines. The Spartan reliefs are even more remarkable ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"On the terrace is an aliar of Bacchus, with vessels of silver upon it, and beside it reclines Paula, clad in purple and amber tissues shot with gold. ..."

4. The Lady's Poetical Magazine: Or Beauties of British Poetry (1781)
"... In princes palaces, and hermits cells ; Where pamper'd Wealth on bed of down reclines, Where meagre Want on humble pallet pines. ..."

5. American Book-plates: A Guide to Their Study with Examples by Charles Dexter Allen, James Roberts Brown, Henry Walter Fincham, Walter Hamilton, Eben Newell Hewins (1894)
"... allegory with a label to identify it; for the bank on which the muse of History reclines is labelled Clio. A very peculiar pictorial plate is that of ..."

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