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Lupine

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He does not know a libel from a lupine. In Latin: “Ignorat quid distent æra lupinis,” “He does not know good money from a counter, or a hawk from a handsaw.” The Romans called counters lupines or beans. A libel was a small silver coin the tenth part of a denarius = the as.

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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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Lumpkin (Tony)
Lun
Luna
Lunar Month
Lunar Year
Lunatics
Luncheon. (Welsh, llonc or llwnc, a gulp; llyncu, to swallow at a gulp.)
Lungs of London
Lunsford
Lupercal (The)
Lupine
Lupus et Agnus
Lupus in Fabula
Lurch
Lush
Lusiad or The Lusiads
Lusitania
Lusitanian Prince
Lustral Water
Lustrum
Lusus