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Landière (French, 3 syl.)

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A booth in a fair; so called from Le Landit, a famous fair at one time held at St. Denis. Landit means a small present such as one receives from a fair.

“Il gam badoit, il faisoit le badin;

Oncqʹon ne vit ung plus parfait landin.”


Bourdigné: Légende, c. iii.


“Mercure avec dʹavides mains …

Met impost et taxes nouvelles …

Sur les landis, sur les estrennes.”


L. Chamhoudry: Le Voyage de Mercure, bk. iii., p. 51 (1653).

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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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