From a- + line, possibly from Middle English alinen (“copulate”), Middle French aligner.
From Middle English aline (“in line”)
Aline Sentence Examples
"Aline," he said to his wife, "go and see what they are about."
The princesses Aline and Sophie sit whole days with me, and we, unhappy widows of live men, make beautiful conversations over our 'charpie', only you, my friend, are missing... and so on.
He prepared a new edition of the monk Theophilus's celebrated treatise, Diversarum artium schedula, and for several years devoted his Saturday mornings to laboratory research with the chemist Aline Girard at the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers, the results of which were utilized by Marcellin Berthelot in the first volume (1894) of his Chimie au moyen dge.
Prayers were offered everywhere for his recovery, and the country was swept by a delirium of loyal enthusiasm, which conferred on him the title of Louis le bien aline'.
Selected form: Echinobothrium aline in the intestine of Elasmobranchs.