|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Slender. All his successors, gone before him, have done t; and all his ancestors, that come after him, may; they may give the dozen white luces in their coat.|
Evans. The dozen white luces do become an old coat well; it is a familiar beast to a man, and signifies love.
Shakespeare.Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I. Scene 1.