from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of the Irish Land League. See league.


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  • Fireside "for the 7th of January 1884, concerning a land-leaguer who had been imprisoned as a suspect under the then latest Coercion Act. When this patriot was a boy he had been stolen by the fairies, one of themselves having been left in his place.

    The Science of Fairy Tales An Inquiry into Fairy Mythology


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