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 Lubberkin or Lu’brican. (Irish, Lobaircin or Lep’rechaun.)Lucasian Professor. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lubins.
 
A species of goblins in Normandy that take the form of wolves, and frequent churchyards. They are very timorous, and take flight at the slightest noise.   1
   “Il a peur de lubins” (Afraid of ghosts). Said of a chicken-hearted person.   2
 


 Lubberkin or Lu’brican. (Irish, Lobaircin or Lep’rechaun.)Lucasian Professor. 

 
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