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 Feuilleton [feu-y-ton].Fever-lurk. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fever-lurdan or Fever-lurgan.
 
A fit of idleness. Lurden means a block-head. (French, lourd, heavy, dull, thick headed; lourdand, a blockhead.)   1
 


 Feuilleton [feu-y-ton].Fever-lurk. 

 
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