Lant meaning

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(obsolete) To flavor (ale) with aged urine.
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Any of several species of slender marine fishes of the genus Ammedytes. The common European species (A. tobianus) and the American species (A. Americanus) live on sandy shores, buried in the sand, and are caught in large quantities for bait.
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(UK, dialect, Northern England) Obsolete form of lanterloo. (the card game)

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Origin of lant

  • Alteration of earlier land (“urine”), from Middle English land (“urine”), from Old English hland (“urine”), from Proto-Germanic *hlandą (“urine”), from Proto-Indo-European *klān- (“liquid, wet ground”). Cognate with Icelandic hland (“urine”), Norwegian land (“urine”).

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  • Compare lance.

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