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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Land-labouring, vbl. n. [Land n. 4.] = Labouring n. 1 and 2. — 1635 Dickson Ep. to Hebrews 98.
He giveth a reason … under a similitude from land-labouring [etc.]
16.. Soc. Ant. XXVI. 197.
And that none have more swine than effeiring to their land labourings

Land-labouring vbl. n.

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