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Lanterns

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Authors, literary men, and other inmates of Lantern-land (q.v.). Rabelais so calls the prelates and divines of the Council of Trent, who wasted the time in great displays of learning, to little profit; hence “lanternise” (q.v.).

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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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Lang Syne (Scotch, long since)
Langbourn Ward (London)
Langstaff (Launcelot)
Language
Langue dOc
Langue dOil
Languish (Lydia)
Lantern
Lantern Jaws
Lantern-Land
Lanterns
Lanternise
Laocoon [La-ok-o-on]
Laodamia
Laodicean
Lapet (Mons.)
Lapithæ
Lapping Water
Laprel
Lapsus Linguæ (Latin)
Laputa