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 Laked’ion or Laquedem (Isaac).Laks’mi or Lakshmi. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
La’kin.
 
By’r Lakin. An oath, meaning “By our Lady-kin,” or Little Lady, where little does not refer to size, but is equivalent to dear.   1
        “By’r Lakin, a parlous [perilous] fear.”—Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, iii. 1.
 


 Laked’ion or Laquedem (Isaac).Laks’mi or Lakshmi. 

 
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