from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See Lake dwellers, under lake.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lacustrian; an inhabitant of a lake-dwelling or lacustrine village.


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  • Thirty-two thousand. years ago, the spore was, eaten in a piece of badger meat by a lake-dweller in neolithic Switzerland.

    In Other Worlds

  • And Merlin did not doubt that the lake-dweller was part of Nimue's defenses.

    Merlin's Mirror

  • The single hook, of the pattern more or less familiar to us, was possibly a concession of the lake-dweller to what may even then have been a problem -- the "education" of fish, and to a recognition of the fact that sport with the crude old methods was falling off.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1


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