RECLI'NE, v.t. [L. reclino; re and clino, to lean.]

To lean back; to lean to one side or sideways; as, to recline the head on a pillow, or on the bosom of another, or on the arm.

The mother reclin'd her dying head upon his breast.

RECLI'NE, v.i. To lean; to rest or repose; as, to recline on a couch.

RECLI'NE, a. [L. reclinis.] Leaning; being in a leaning posture.

They sat recline on the soft downy bank damask'd with flowers. [Little used.]