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 Lev’ellers.Lever de Rideau. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Levellers (in Irish History),
 
1740. Agrarian agitators, afterwards called Whiteboys (q.v.). Their first offences were levelling the hedges of enclosed commons; but their programme developed into a demand for the general redress of all agrarian grievances.   1
 


 Lev’ellers.Lever de Rideau. 

 
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