Etymology
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lining (n.)

late 14c., "stuff with which garments are lined," verbal noun from Middle English linen "to line" (see line (v.1)). Extended use, "covering or inner surface of anything," is from 1713. Meaning "action of providing with a lining" is from 1839.

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Definitions of lining

lining (n.)
a protective covering that protects an inside surface;
Synonyms: liner
lining (n.)
a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment;
Synonyms: liner
lining (n.)
providing something with a surface of a different material;
Synonyms: facing
lining (n.)
the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.);
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