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interlining1

[in-ter-lahy-ning] /ˈɪn tərˌlaɪ nɪŋ/
noun
1.
an inner lining placed between the ordinary lining and the outer fabric of a garment.
2.
material, as cotton or wool, for this purpose.
3.
lining and padding quilted together.
Origin of interlining1
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; interline2 + -ing1

interlining2

[in-ter-lahy-ning] /ˌɪn tərˈlaɪ nɪŋ/
noun
1.
something that is written or inserted between lines of writing or print.
2.
such insertions collectively.
Origin
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at interline1, -ing1

interline1

[in-ter-lahyn] /ˌɪn tərˈlaɪn/
verb (used with object), interlined, interlining.
1.
to write or insert (words, phrases, etc.) between the lines of writing or print.
2.
to mark or inscribe (a document, book, etc.) between the lines.
3.
to transfer (freight) from one carrier to another in the course of shipment.
verb (used without object), interlined, interlining.
4.
to transfer freight from one carrier to another in the course of shipment.
adjective
5.
involving or indicating a transfer of passengers or freight from one carrier to another during travel or shipment:
interline flights.
6.
of or relating to transactions between competing carriers, especially airlines, by which passengers, baggage, and freight are transferred from one carrier to another using only one ticket or one check-in procedure from departure point to destination.
Origin
First recorded in 1350-1400; Middle English word from Medieval Latin word interlīneāre. See inter-, line1

interline2

[in-ter-lahyn] /ˈɪn tərˌlaɪn/
verb (used with object), interlined, interlining.
1.
to provide (a garment) with an interlining.
Origin
First recorded in 1470-80; inter- + line2
Related forms
interliner, noun
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Examples from the Web for interlining
Historical Examples
  • Frequently there was no interlining between the right and wrong sides.

    Quilts

    Marie D. Webster
  • They were very warm, as the interlining was usually of wool.

    Quilts

    Marie D. Webster
  • The interlining, if the quilting is to be close and elaborate, must be thin.

    Quilts

    Marie D. Webster
  • Its16 walls are double-boarded, with an interlining of sheathing paper.

    Making a Poultry House Mary Roberts Conover
  • In a close-fitting collar made of heavy material an interlining of canvas or crinoline is necessary.

    Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson
  • The interlining should be cut one-fourth of an inch smaller all around if the collar is to be blind stitched to the waist.

    Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson
  • Broadly speaking, from these definitions, any article made up with an interlining may be called a quilt.

    Quilts

    Marie D. Webster
  • These knots are arranged at close, regular intervals to prevent the interlining from slipping out of place.

    Quilts

    Marie D. Webster
  • My aunt Dorothy supplied the interlining eagerly to mollify the seeming cruelty.

  • Four grades of delicate pink silesia and two and one-half yards of unbleached muslin for interlining, made an item of fifty cents.

    Social Life

    Maud C. Cooke
British Dictionary definitions for interlining

interlining

/ˈɪntəˌlaɪnɪŋ/
noun
1.
the material used to interline parts of garments, now often made of reinforced paper

interline1

/ˌɪntəˈlaɪn/
verb
1.
(transitive) to write or print (matter) between the lines of (a text, book, etc)
Derived Forms
interlining, interlineation, noun

interline2

/ˌɪntəˈlaɪn/
verb
1.
(transitive) to provide (a part of a garment, such as a collar or cuff) with a second lining, esp of stiffened material
Derived Forms
interliner, noun
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Word Origin and History for interlining

interline

v.

c.1400, "make corrections or insertions between the lines of (a document)," from inter- + line; perhaps modeled on Medieval Latin interlineare. Related: Interlined; interlining.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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