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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Land-lopper, -looper, n. [Cf. Land-lowper and e.m.E. landloper (16th c.), MDu. lantloper (Du. landlooper).] = Land-lowper. — 1653 Strathbogie Presb. 231.
That the said Janet should have called his wyfe … English jade, landlooper, queane, etc.
Ib. 233.
[She called her] drunken beast, landlopper, and bitch

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