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line

1. A series of words, as in a conversation, poem, song, etc. He fed the reporters some line about being dedicated to the average worker, but we all know that's a lie. Our songs are really collaborative efforts, and we usually toss lines back and forth to see what fits the song best.
2. slang A line of a powdered drug, especially cocaine, meant to be inhaled through one's nose. I walked in to find them snorting lines of coke off our living room table. I started out doing a line or two in the morning to help pick me up for work, but then I slowly found myself needing to keep doing throughout the day.

line

1. n. a story or argument; a story intended to seduce someone. (see also lines.) Don’t feed me that line. Do you think I was born yesterday?
2. and rail n. a dose of finely cut cocaine arranged in a line, ready for insufflation or snorting. Let’s you and me go do some lines, okay? The addict usually “snorts” one or two of these “rails” with some sort of a tube.

lines

n. words; conversation. (see also line.) We tossed some lines back and forth for a while and then split.
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The famous dactylism, therefore, of the Odyssean line was probably suggested by that of the Ileadic rather than by a desire to accommodate sound to sense.
Yet from line 260, it seems we are to consider the Wanderers as having been passed by Ulysses; this appears even more plainly from xxiii.
{101} I suppose this line to have been intercalated by the author when lines 426-446 were added.
We could see him quite plainly, gaffing the sturgeon and throwing them into the boat while his companion ran the line and cleared the hooks as he dropped them back into the water.
Regularly, every slack water, without slyness, boldly and openly in the broad day, Big Alec was to be seen running his line. And what made it particularly exasperating was the fact that every fisherman, from Benicia to Vallejo knew that he was successfully defying us.
"I'll tell you what we can do," I said, after several fruitless weeks had passed; "we can wait some slack water till Big Alec has run his line and gone ashore with the fish, and then we can go out and capture the line.
A wave of derisive laughter runs abreast of him all along the line. But how handsome he is!
In the edge of this wood, facing the open but not venturing into it, long lines of troops halted.
The colors move slowly back, the lines face about and sullenly follow, bearing their wounded; the skirmishers return, gathering up the dead.
SOCRATES: Therefore the double line, boy, has given a space, not twice, but four times as much.
SOCRATES: What line would give you a space of eight feet, as this gives one of sixteen feet;--do you see?
SOCRATES: And the space of four feet is made from this half line?
"I have just come from behind the German lines. Possibly I can help you."
"Is it more difficult than entering the British lines?" asked Tarzan.
"I have just come through the German lines and yours and passed through your camp," he replied.