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 Larvæ.Last. (Anglo-Saxon lást, a footstep, a shoemaker’s last.) 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lascar.
 
A native East Indian sailor in the British service. The natives of the East Indies call camp-followers lascars. (Hindu, lash-kar, a soldier.)   1
 


 Larvæ.Last. (Anglo-Saxon lást, a footstep, a shoemaker’s last.) 

 
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