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not having any lining
(of paper) not marked with lines
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  • I saw him of the Nerlo and him of the Vecchio satisfied with unlined skin and their ladies with the spindle and the distaff.

  • Only plump, fair, unlined faces can safely bear the contrast.

    Social Life Maud C. Cooke
  • An unlined chimney is best if not plastered except at the sloped section (fig. 8, A).

  • In all her life, her forehead remained untroubled and unlined.

    No Defense, Complete Gilbert Parker
  • My new client turned fearlessly to the window an unlined face, with a clear skin, healthily pale.

    The Window at the White Cat Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Sometimes the burrows are unlined, and again may have a carpet of grasses and feathers.

    The Bird Book Chester A. Reed
  • But he saw that the Armenian's face was unlined, his eyes clear.

  • The face that looked back at him was fresh-skinned, unlined, unweathered by life.

    A World Apart Samuel Kimball Merwin
  • It grew so cold that there was a draft through the unlined sides of the boat that kept our heads cold.

    The houseboat book William F. Waugh

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