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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Lillie-pott, n. (e.m.E. lil(l)y-pot a flower-pot containing a lily (1540), a conserves- or a tobacco-jar (1610).) — 1652 Edinb. Test. LXV. 231 b.
xvj lillie potts & twa tin saltfatts
1658 Ib. LXIX. 138.

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