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 for To line up
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Line \Line\ (l[imac]n), v. t.
     1. To mark with a line or lines; to cover with lines; as, to
        line a copy book.
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              He had a healthy color in his cheeks, and his face,
              though lined, bore few traces of anxiety. --Dickens.
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     2. To represent by lines; to delineate; to portray. [R.]
        "Pictures fairest lined." --Shak.
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     3. To read or repeat line by line; as, to line out a hymn.
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              This custom of reading or lining, or, as it was
              frequently called "deaconing" the hymn or psalm in
              the churches, was brought about partly from
              necessity.                            --N. D. Gould.
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     4. To form into a line; to align; as, to line troops.
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     To line bees, to track wild bees to their nest by following
        their line of flight.
  
     To line up (Mach.), to put in alignment; to put in correct
        adjustment for smooth running. See 3d Line, 19.
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