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Looser, n. [e.m.E. (1555).] A loser. = Lossar n.1 b, Louser n. — 1681 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. MS. 12 Oct.
Ilk boat that fished this last yeir to pay to the thesaurer sixtine pound Scots in regaird it is fand that they have been loosers this severall yeires by past

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