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 Lemnos.Lemster Ore. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Lemon Soles,
 
which abound on the south coast of England and about Marseilles. Lemon is a corruption of the French limande, a dab or flat-fish. The “flounder-sole.” There are several varieties. (Latin lima, mud.)   1
 


 Lemnos.Lemster Ore. 

 
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