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Laïs

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A courtesan or Greek Hetaira. There were two of the name; the elder was the most beautiful woman of Corinth, and lived at the time of the Peloponneʹsian War. The beauty of the latter excited the jealousy of the Thessalonian women, who pricked her to death with their bodkins. She was contemporary with Phryne (2 syl.), her rival, and sat to Apelles as a model.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Ladies Smocks
Ladies and Gentlemen
Læding
Lælaps
Laertes
Lætare Sunday
Lagado
Lager Beer
Laird (Scotch)
Lagoon
Laïs
Laissez Faire, Laissez Passer
Lake School (The)
Lakedion or Laquedem (Isaac)
Lakin
Laksmi or Lakshmi
Lalla Rookh [tulip cheek]
Lama
Lamaïsm [Tibetan, Blama, spiritual teacher]
Lamb
Lamb (The Vegetable) or Tartarian lamb;

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