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  • Indeed, it has been reported that when he was young he sometimes "leistered a kipper, and made a shift to shoot a moorfowl i 'the drift."

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 576, November 17, 1832

  • Crockat the nailer, or the parish minister, the town-drummer, the mole-catcher, or the poaching weaver, who had the night before leistered

    Spare Hours

  • a fish-shaped flyswatter with blue horns, fermented lemures, fiery spectres, embottled spirit vapors swirling in the crude next to the Soft Scrub, the vinegared and leistered sealed in tins, delicious with saltines, gleaned spikelets, used-up votives ....

    The New Yorker


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