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 LL. E. L. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
L,
 
for a pound sterling, is the Latin libra, a pound. With a line drawn above the letter, it stands for 50,000.   1
 


 LL. E. L. 

 
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