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.