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lineage

[′lin·ē·ij]
(genetics)
Individual descended from a common progenitor.
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Nobody beneath the nobleman, or the gentleman of ancient lineage, so much as thought of buying a modern picture.
Traders and makers of all kinds of commodities have effected a revolution in the picture-world, never dreamed of by the noblemen and gentlemen of ancient lineage, and consistently protested against to this day by the very few of them who still remain alive.
To which Don Quixote replied, "She is not of the ancient Roman Curtii, Caii, or Scipios, nor of the modern Colonnas or Orsini, nor of the Moncadas or Requesenes of Catalonia, nor yet of the Rebellas or Villanovas of Valencia; Palafoxes, Nuzas, Rocabertis, Corellas, Lunas, Alagones, Urreas, Foces, or Gurreas of Aragon; Cerdas, Manriques, Mendozas, or Guzmans of Castile; Alencastros, Pallas, or Meneses of Portugal; but she is of those of El Toboso of La Mancha, a lineage that though modern, may furnish a source of gentle blood for the most illustrious families of the ages that are to come, and this let none dispute with me save on the condition that Zerbino placed at the foot of the trophy of Orlando's arms, saying,
Do not through delicacy reject the better man, and take the worst out of respect for his lineage, because he is of more royal blood."
I must attribute it, with your father, to the blood in my veins, although I would not impeach my lineage willingly; for it is all that is left me to boast of.
Princes and nobles pride themselves upon lineages they can trace back some hundreds of years.
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9 May 2019 - Michigan, US-based temperature-controlled logistics solutions provider Lineage Logistics has closed the acquisition of New Jersey, US-based Preferred Freezer Services, a global network of temperature-controlled warehouses, the company said.
Lineage Logistics LLC announced it has closed the acquisition of Preferred Freezer Services LLC.