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Line, vb. 1) to cover on the inside: “winter garments must be --d,” As III, 2, 111. “we will not l. his thin bestained cloak with our pure honours,” John IV, 3, 24. “pluck the --d crutch from thy old limping sire,” Tim. IV, 1, 14 (stuffed, padded). “when they have --d their coats,” Oth. I, 1, 53.
2) to fill on the inside; used of money: “if I do l. one of their hands,” Cymb. II, 3, 72. “he will l. your apron with gold,” Per. IV, 6, 63. Of food, == to feed: “with good capon --d,” As II, 7, 154. “who --d himself with hope, eating the air,” H4B I, 3, 27.
3) to fortify, to strengthen: now doth Death l. “his dead chaps with steel,” John II, 352. “to l. his enterprise,” H4A II, 3, 86. “to l. and new repair our towns of war,” H5 II, 4, 7. “did l. the rebel with hidden help,” Mcb. I, 3, 112.
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