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Laʹkin

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Byʹr Lakin. An oath, meaning “By our Lady-kin,” or Little Lady, where little does not refer to size, but is equivalent to dear.

“Byʹr Lakin, a parlous [perilous] fear.”—Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, iii. 1.

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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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Laissez Faire, Laissez Passer
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Lamb-pie
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