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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Land-leiper, -leeper, n. [ME. (1377) and e.m.E. land(e-, lond- and -leper(e, -lepar, -leaper.] = Land-lowper. — a1585 Polwart Flyt. 765 (Harl.).
Swyne keeper, landleeper [Hart land leiper], tuird steipar frome the drouthe

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