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line

noun [C] (WORDS)   /lɑɪn/
a row of words that form part of a text: Limericks are humorous five-line poems. A line is also a short written message: Drop me a line when you get a chance. A line is also a remark that is intended to amuse, persuade, or deceive: He gave me some line about how his father is the mayor. Lines are also the words that actors speak when performing.
(Definition of line noun (WORDS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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