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- n. Plural form of lawnd.
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Tread she these lawnds, kind Flora, boast thy pride:
_booths_ or mansions erected upon them for the residence of herdsmen; and at the same time that herds of deer were permitted to range at large as heretofore, _lawnds_, by which are meant parks within a forest, were inclosed, in order to chase them with greater facility, or, by confinement, to produce fatter venison.
Of these lawnds Pendle had new and old lawnd, with the contiguous park of Ightenhill. "