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 for lining
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lining \Lin"ing\ (l[imac]n"[i^]ng), n. [See Line to cover the
     in side.]
     1. The act of one who lines; the act or process of making
        lines, or of inserting a lining.
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     2. That which covers the inner surface of anything, as of a
        garment or a box; also, the contents of anything.
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              The lining of his coffers shall make coats
              To deck our soldiers.                 --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Line \Line\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lined (l[imac]nd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Lining.] [See Line flax.]
     1. To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with
        silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin.
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              The inside lined with rich carnation silk. --W.
                                                    Browne.
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     2. To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as
        a purse with money.
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              The charge amounteth very high for any one man's
              purse, except lined beyond ordinary, to reach unto.
                                                    --Carew.
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              Till coffee has her stomach lined.    --Swift.
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     3. To place persons or things along the side of for security
        or defense; to strengthen by adding anything; to fortify;
        as, to line works with soldiers.
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              Line and new repair our towns of war
              With men of courage and with means defendant.
                                                    --Shak.
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     4. To impregnate; -- applied to brute animals. --Creech.
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     Lined gold, gold foil having a lining of another metal.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lining
      n 1: a protective covering that protects an inside surface [syn:
           lining, liner]
      2: a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a
         garment [syn: liner, lining]
      3: providing something with a surface of a different material
         [syn: lining, facing]
      4: the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or
         curtain etc.)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  95 Moby Thesaurus words for "lining":
     Smyth sewing, backing, bibliopegy, binder board, binding,
     book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding, bookcase, burr,
     bush, bushing, case, casemaking, casing-in, chiseling, collating,
     collating mark, cover, cross-hatching, demitint, doubling,
     doublure, dust cover, dust jacket, engravement, engraving, etch,
     etching, facing, filler, filling, folding, footband, gathering,
     gem-engraving, glass-cutting, gluing-off, glyptic, graving,
     half tint, hard binding, hatching, headband, incision, inlay,
     inlayer, inscript, inscription, insole, interlineation, jacket,
     library binding, line, liner, lining-up, marking,
     mechanical binding, niggerhead, packing, padding, perfect binding,
     plastic binding, rounding, saddle stitching, score, scoring,
     scratch, scratching, sewing, side sewing, signature, slash,
     slashing, slipcase, slipcover, smashing, soft binding,
     spiral binding, stamping, stapling, stipple, stippling, stuffing,
     tailband, tint, tipping, tooling, trimming, type-cutting, wadding,
     wainscot, wire stitching, wrapper
  
  

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