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1. also ma·lines (-lēn′) A thin, stiff net woven in a hexagonal pattern and used in dressmaking.
2. often Malines See Mechlin.

[French, after Malines (Mechlin), Belgium.]
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If these bits of pasteboard had been beautiful pictures, or had had a hundred yards of Malines lace rolled round them, worth twice the number of guineas, Becky could not have regarded them with more pleasure.
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Founded by sisters Maline Apelo-Flores and Alma Apelo-Manahan, it began as a home-based cake business, 'Chocolate Kiss Home-baked Delights' and evolved into a restaurant in 1997 with its first branch in the second floor of Ang Bahay ng Alumni in UP Diliman.
This erroneous practice will ultimately maline the whole cotton sector on international level.
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I counted 18 canisters of CS gas being fired among protesters who fled the Maline Creek stronghold close to Canfield Drive where Michael, 18, was killed.
Olson elaborates the role of rent-seeking activities (defined as nonproductive activities pursued by economic agents in the effort to obtain above-average profits, aka economic rents, for themselves) by numerous coalitions of people--activities that inevitably bring maline democratic nations into decline--in The Rise and Decline of Nations, in which he focuses on the predatory efforts of special interest groups or "distributional coalitions.
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Sri Lankan Maline Rubeira, 60, is alleged to have committed the crime while dealing with Ms Wickramaarachi's case at the Public Prosecution on Christmas Eve.
As chance would have it, her daughter's roommate Maline is from New York and offers to house Gwynn during her stay in the Big Apple.
My voice was, and still is, higher-pitched than what's expected of boys, and in the small Midwestern town of Maline, Ill.