A beast, the lusetan or ounce?

Stephen Goranson goranson at DUKE.EDU
Fri Jul 14 19:35:19 UTC 2006

Quoting "Joel S. Berson" <Berson at ATT.NET>:

> What word today is lusetan, as in "the beasts of the country are
> bears, lusetans or ounces [etc.]", from 1720?

What country? Full sentence or context?

Stephen Goranson

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