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Lloyd’s Books

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Two enormous ledger-like volumes, raised on desks at the entrance (right and left) of Lloyd’s Rooms. These books give the principal arrivals, and all losses by wrecks, fire, or other accidents at sea. The entries are written in a fine, bold Roman hand, legible to all readers.

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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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Livery
Livery-men
Livy of France (The)
Livy of Portugal (The)
Liza
Lizard (The)
Lizard Islands
Lizard Point (Cornwall)
Lloyd’s
Lloyd’s Books
Lloyd’s List
Lloyd’s Register
Lloyd’s Rooms
Loaf
Loaf held in the Hand (A)
Loafers
Loathly Lady
Loaves and Fishes
Lob
Lob’s Pound