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lawm

lawm


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lawm  \Lawm\,  n.  [Earlier  laune  lynen,  i.  e.,  lawn  linen;  prob. 
  from  the  town  Laon  in  France.] 
  A  very  fine  linen  (or  sometimes  cotton)  fabric  with  a  rather 
  open  texture.  Lawn  is  used  for  the  sleeves  of  a  bishop's 
  official  dress  in  the  English  Church,  and  figuratively, 
  stands  for  the  office  itself 
 
  A  saint  in  crape  is  twice  in  lawn.  --Pope.