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How to use lineal in a sentence

Starting in 1905, however, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, a lineal descendant group styled after the Daughters of the American Revolution, began using the site to shape Texans’ understanding of the past.
THE BRIGHT SIDE OF A BAD TEXAS HISTORY BILL? IT’S TOO LATE TO WHITEWASH THE PAST.JOHN GONZÁLEZ, BENJAMIN JOHNSONJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Three generations ago one of the cadets settled in Nice, and his lineal descendant is the present General Garibaldi.
RULE OF THE MONKGIUSEPPE GARIBALDI
The current idea of the time was that lineal descent from Abraham determined who belonged to the house of Israel and who did not.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWJOHN MONRO GIBSON
There has been a lineal succession of teachers of singing, from the earlier decades of the eighteenth century down to the present.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
It is designed to be handed down in lineal descent, from generation to generation—to be preserved as a family Memorial.
BIOGRAPHY AND FAMILY RECORD OF LORENZO SNOWELIZA R. SNOW SMITH
Well, instead of a lady, I see a fellow—he may have been a lineal descendant of Cedric the Saxon.
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
She was said to be a lineal descendant of the brother of the great hero of Scotland, William Wallace.
ROBERT BURNSPRINCIPAL SHAIRP.
His position is necessarily in the lineal line, and that line is vertical.
ANCIENT SOCIETYLEWIS HENRY MORGAN
No; and they are the lineal ancestors of the neighbors we shall have presently.
THE MYSTERY OF THE BARRANCAHERMAN WHITAKER
Many assert that the Trasteverini are the only lineal descendants of the Romans.
ROMEMILDRED ANNA ROSALIE TUKER

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