Lin"e*age (lĭn"ē*?j; 48),
n. [OE. linage, F. lignage, fr. L.
linea line. See 3d Line.] Descent in a line from a
common progenitor; progeny; race; descending line of offspring or
ascending line of parentage.
Both the lineage and the certain sire
From which I sprung, from me are hidden yet.