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  1. (modifier) (formerly) denoting double the normal size of printer's typetwo-line pica (24 point)
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Examples from the Web for two-line

Historical Examples

  • It was a contract for a two-line cosmetic ad in two issues for two dollars!

    The Bread Line

    Albert Bigelow Paine

  • It is a two-line ballad, with the nightingale in the refrain: "J'entends le rossignolet."

  • The Szekler has ten two-line stanzas, with the burden, Ah, my bowels are on fire!

  • Al Devis's strained back would be good for a two-line item; he'd feel hurt if we didn't mention it.

    Four-Day Planet

    Henry Beam Piper

  • A quantity of French Cannon, two-line letters of all sorts, and a set of silver initial letters.