noun lin·ing \ˈlī-niŋ\

: material that covers the inner surface of something

Full Definition of LINING

:  material that lines or that is used to line especially the inner surface of something (as a garment)
:  the act or process of providing something with a lining

Examples of LINING

  1. The coat had a soft lining.
  2. the lining of the bladder

First Known Use of LINING

14th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

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