One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Generously or substantially lined; (especially of an item of clothing) that has a good lining.
2Of a purse, pocket, wallet, etc.: full of money. Compare to line one's pockets.
3Of a person: affluent, wealthy. Now rare.
Late Middle English; earliest use found in The Pilgrimage of the Lyf of the Manhode. From well + lined.
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