linage

linage

[lahy-nij]
noun
1.
the number of printed lines, especially agate lines, covered by a magazine article, newspaper advertisement, etc.
2.
the amount charged, paid, or received per printed line, as of a magazine article or short story.
3.
Archaic. alignment.
Also, lineage.


Origin:
1880–85; line1 + -age

linage, lineage.
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linage or lineage (ˈlaɪnɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  the number of lines in a piece of written or printed matter
2.  payment for written material calculated according to the number of lines
3.  a less common word for alignment
 
lineage or lineage
 
n

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