Laïs

Laïs, the name of two Greek courtesans celebrated for their beauty, the one a native of Corinth, who lived at the time of the Peloponnesian War, and the other belonging to Sicily, and who, having visited Thessaly, was stoned to death by the women of the country out of jealousy.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Laing, Malcolm * Laissez-faire
Lafontaine, Jean de
La Force, Duc de
Lagos
Lagrange, Joseph Louis, Comte
La Harpe, Jean François de
La Hogue
Lahore
Laidlaw, William
Laing, David
Laing, Malcolm
Laïs
Laissez-faire
Lake District
Lake Dwellings
Lake Poets
Lakshmi
Lalande
Lalla-Rookh
Lally-Tollendal
Lally-Tollendal, Marquis de
Lamaism

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Laïs in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable