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 for lineament
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lineament \Lin"e*a*ment\ (l[i^]n"[-e]*[.a]*ment), n. [L.
     lineamentum, fr. linea line: cf. F. lin['e]ament. See 3d
     Line.]
     One of the outlines, exterior features, or distinctive marks,
     of a body or figure, particularly of the face; feature; form;
     mark; -- usually in the plural. "The lineaments of the body."
     --Locke. "Lineaments in the character." --Swift.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Man he seems
           In all his lineaments.                   --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  lineament
      n 1: a characteristic property that defines the apparent
           individual nature of something; "each town has a quality
           all its own"; "the radical character of our demands" [syn:
           quality, character, lineament]
      2: the characteristic parts of a person's face: eyes and nose
         and mouth and chin; "an expression of pleasure crossed his
         features"; "his lineaments were very regular" [syn:
         feature, lineament]

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