linage

or line·age

[lahy-nij]
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noun

the number of printed lines, especially agate lines covered by a magazine article, newspaper advertisement, etc.
the amount charged, paid, or received per printed line, as of a magazine article or short story.
Archaic. alignment.

Origin of linage

First recorded in 1880–85; line1 + -age
Can be confusedlinage lineage
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linage

lineage

noun

the number of lines in a piece of written or printed matter
payment for written material calculated according to the number of lines
a less common word for alignment
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