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 for landskip
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Landscape \Land"scape\, n. [Formerly written also landskip.]
     [D. landschap; land land + -schap, equiv. to E. -schip; akin
     to G. landschaft, Sw. landskap, Dan. landskab. See Land,
     and -schip.]
     1. A portion of land or territory which the eye can
        comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it
        contains.
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     2. A picture representing a scene by land or sea, actual or
        fancied, the chief subject being the general aspect of
        nature, as fields, hills, forests, water. etc. Compare
        seascape.
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     3. The pictorial aspect of a country.
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              The landscape of his native country had taken hold
              on his heart.                         --Macaulay.
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     Landscape gardening, The art of laying out grounds and
        arranging trees, shrubbery, etc., in such a manner as to
        produce a picturesque effect.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Landskip \Land"skip\, n. [See Landscape.]
     A landscape. [Obs. except in poetry.]
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           Straight my eye hath caught new pleasures,
           Whilst the landskip round it measures.   --Milton.
     [1913 Webster] Landslide

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