Definition of Lacklands
1. lackland [n] - See also: lackland
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacklands
Literary usage of Lacklands
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1871)
"... the bell in the turret of the stables attached to lacklands, the pretty villa in the neigh- ;, colonel's employ, that for them the new n day has begun, ..."
2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1883)
"Griffiths, Viscount lacklands.—Hack- hinder, European slave-life.—Hoey, What might have been.—Hughes, Tom Brown.—Kingsley, Hermit ; Hy- patia. ..."
3. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"Such lacklands were ripe for colonial enterprise. Again, the political circumstances of most Greek states in the eighth and seventh centuries favoured ..."
4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1894)
"... any portion of this local property, although the freehold landlord may have gained no benefit at all, the lacklands quickly become jealous. ..."
5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"As for the younger lacklands, they are chartered cosmopolites, and, instead of the onerous duties of landlordism, aro free to serve in the standing armies ..."