Definitions starting with L

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more than the law allow [cf. OED law custom; customary rule or usage obs.-1535] phr. more than proper or customary: 1936 More bell ringin' an' sireen blowin' an' motor puffin' dan d' law allow (Dupuch 13). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-01 19:57
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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