from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wooden milk-pail.
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LEGLIN-GIRTH, the lowest hoop on a leglin, or milk-pail.
25A leglin-girth is the lowest hoop upon a leglin, or milk-pail.
Huntinglen, the departed Countess of this noble earl, ganging a wee bit gleed in her walk through the world; I mean in the way of slipping a foot, casting a leglin-girth, or the like, ye understand me?”
[Footnote: A leglin-girth is the lowest hoop upon a _leglin_, or milk - pail.