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 Lazy Lawrence of Lubberland.Lazy Man’s Load. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lazy Lobkin (A).
 
A lob (says Halliwell) is “the last person in a race.” (Somersetshire). (Welsh llob, a dolt, our “lubber.”)   1
       
“A lazy lobkin, like an idle loute.”
       
Breton: Olde Madcappes, etc. (1602).
 


 Lazy Lawrence of Lubberland.Lazy Man’s Load. 

 
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