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 Line.Line a Day (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Line (The).
 
The equator. (See CROSSING THE LINE.)   1
   The deep-sea line. A long line marked at every five fathoms, for sounding the depth of the sea.   2
   The line. All regiments of infantry except the foot-guards, the rifle brigade, the marines, the militia, and the volunteers.   3
 


 Line.Line a Day (A). 

 
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