Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Introduction · Acknowledgements

Construct: Verb
Definition: Keeping company.
Use: He's doing a line.
He is keeping company.
Derivation: Possibly Frnch 'Ligner' - to copulate. (Concise Oxford Dictionary)
'Be lined' (1909) - to be married (generally of women). (Partridge)
A marriage certificate, the banns of marriage. (Wright)

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