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Leglin-girth

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To cast a leglin-girth. To have “a screw loose;” to have made a faux pas; to have one’s reputation blown upon. A leglin-girth is the lowest hoop of a leglin or milk-pail. (See Sir Walter Scott: Fortunes of Nigel, chap. xxii.)

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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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Legem Pone
Legend
Legend of a Coin
Legenda Aurea
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Leger-de-Main
Legion
Legion of Honour
Legislator or Solon of Parnassus
Leglin-girth
Legree
Leibnitz-ism or Leibnitzian-ism
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Leilah [Li-lah]
Lely (Sir Peter)
Leman (Lake)
Lemnian Deed (A)
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