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Lazy Lobkin (A)

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A lob (says Halliwell) is “the last person in a race.” (Somersetshire). (Welsh llob, a dolt, our “lubber.”)

“A lazy lobkin, like an idle loute.”


Breton: Olde Madcappes, etc. (1602).

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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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