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lineage -- as in: traced her lineage
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • On the wall hung a row of portraits, representing the forefathers of the Bellingham lineage, some with armour on their breasts, and others with stately ruffs and robes of peace.
  • They say, child, thou art of the lineage of the Prince of Air!
  • Not improbably this circumstance wrought a very material change in the public estimation; and had the mother and child remained here, little Pearl at a marriageable period of life might have mingled her wild blood with the lineage of the devoutest Puritan among them all.

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  • That form of cancer is traced back many generations in her lineage.
  • his entire lineage has been warriors

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