lyne

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

lyne

  1. Obsolete form of linen.
    • Edmund Spenser
      Nor any weaver, which his work doth boast
      In diaper, in damask, or in lyne,
      Might in their diverse cunning ever dare
      With this so curious net-work to compare.

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  • IPA(key): /lyːnə/, [ˈlyːnə]

Verb[edit]

lyne (imperative lyn, infinitive at lyne, present tense lyner, past tense lynede, perfect tense er/har lynet)

  1. zip (to close with a zip fastener)
  2. lighten, lightning (to produce lightning)

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English līn.

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lyne (uncountable)

  1. A plant of the genus Linum, especially Linum usitatissimum, which has a single, slender stalk, about a foot and a half high, with blue flowers.
  2. The fibers of Linum usitatissimum, grown and spun for use in textiles.
  3. Cloth woven from flax; linen.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English līnen, equivalent to lyne +‎ -en.

Adjective[edit]

lyne

  1. Alternative form of lynnen

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old English linde, lind.

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lyne (plural lynes)

  1. Alternative form of lynde.

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