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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lars.
 
The overking of the ancient Etruscans, like the Welsh “pendragon.” A satrap, or under-king, was a lucmo. Thus the king of Prussia is the German lars, and the king of Bavaria is a lucumo.   1
       
“There be thirty chosen prophets,
The wisest of the land,
Who always by Lars Por’sena,
Both morn and evening stand.”
       
Macaulay: Lays of Ancient Rome, (Horatius, ix.)
 


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