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Origin of lineal
OTHER WORDS FROM lineallin·e·al·ly, adverbmul·ti·lin·e·al, adjectivenon·lin·e·al, adjectiveun·lin·e·al, adjective
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How to use lineal in a sentence
Starting in 1905, however, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, a lineal descendant group styled after the Daughters of the American Revolution, began using the site to shape Texans’ understanding of the past.The bright side of a bad Texas history bill? It’s too late to whitewash the past.|John González, Benjamin Johnson|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
Dr No -- the lineal descendant of Fu Manchu—is the epitome of evil.James Bond is Back But is He Any Good without Fleming?|Robert McCrum|October 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A new book says there is “overwhelming” evidence that President Barack Obama is a direct lineal descendant of Abraham Lincoln.
Three generations ago one of the cadets settled in Nice, and his lineal descendant is the present General Garibaldi.Rule of the Monk|Giuseppe Garibaldi
The current idea of the time was that lineal descent from Abraham determined who belonged to the house of Israel and who did not.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew|John Monro Gibson
There has been a lineal succession of teachers of singing, from the earlier decades of the eighteenth century down to the present.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
It is designed to be handed down in lineal descent, from generation to generation—to be preserved as a family Memorial.Biography and Family Record of Lorenzo Snow|Eliza R. Snow Smith
Well, instead of a lady, I see a fellow—he may have been a lineal descendant of Cedric the Saxon.Evan Harrington, Complete|George Meredith