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 Land-damn.Land-lubber. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Land-loupers.
 
Persons who fly the country for crime or debt. Louper, loper, loafer, and luffer are varieties of the German läufer, a vagrant, a runner.   1
 


 Land-damn.Land-lubber. 

 
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