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Lumber (from Lombard)

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A pawnbroker’s shop. Thus Lady Murray writes: “They put all the little plate they had in the lumber, which is pawning it, till the ships came home.”

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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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Ludlum
Luez
Luff
Lufra
Luggie
Luggnagg
Luke (St.)
Luke’s Iron Crown
Lullian Method
Lumber (from Lombard)
Lumine Sicco (In)
Lump
Lumpkin (Tony)
Lun
Luna
Lunar Month
Lunar Year
Lunatics
Luncheon. (Welsh, llonc or llwnc, a gulp; llyncu, to swallow at a gulp.)
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