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Lacklinen

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Lácklinen. adj. [lack and linen.] Wanting shirts.

I scorn you, scurvy companion; what? your poor, base, rascally, cheating, lacklinen mate; away, you mouldy rogue, away; I'm made for your master. Shakespeare's Henry IV.

Sources: Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 2 (72)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Lacklinen." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 17, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=12634.


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