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lineal

li nee uhl

  • a  in a straight unbroken line of descent from parent to child
    lineal ancestors
    lineal heirs
  • s  arranged in a line

  • The ancestor in 1704 willed that no other than his lineal descendants might own stock in his Estate.
  • A TV remake of "Roman Holiday" starred Catherine Oxenberg, a Yugoslav princess, and lineal descendant of Catherine the Great of Russia.
  • Its lineal descendent is Idiom Neutral, a less arbitrary, more scientifically-begotten language.
News & Articles

  • 2013 College Football Belt predictions: Can the Big 12 hold the title all year?
    College football, a sport long without a traditional postseason, has often inspired its fans to concoct championship scenarios of their own. One of these is the College Football Belt , a website that tracks a lineal championship beginning in 1972. Only one team can hold the belt at a time. It's like boxing. A team can only win the belt by beating its current holder. Nebraska held it first, being ...
    June 26, 2013 - SB Nation
Quotes

  • Bert Sugar in ABS CBN News
    Even with all the belts, he's still the lineal champion in so many weight classes. I make him out to be the greatest Asian fighter of all time, and conceivably, one of the greatest fighters of all time if he can carry this off,said Sugar.
  • Lennox Lewis in USA Today
    I realized it was time for me to leave,said Lewis, who finishes 41-2-1 with 32 KOs. "I've completed all my goals. The mission I set out on in the beginning - to become heavyweight champion of the world, undisputed, lineal champion - you...

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