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2 definitions found
 for Lusern
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lusern \Lu"sern\, n. [F. loup-cervier, L. lupus cervarius.]
     (Zool.)
     A lynx. See 1st Lucern and Loup-cervier.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lucern \Lu"cern\, n. [Etymology uncertain.] [Obs.]
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     1. A sort of hunting dog; -- perhaps from Lucerne, in
        Switzerland.
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              My lucerns, too, or dogs inured to hunt
              Beasts of most rapine.                --Chapman.
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     2. An animal whose fur was formerly much in request (by some
        supposed to be the lynx). [Written also lusern and
        luzern.]
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              The polecat, mastern, and the richskinned lucern
              I know to chase.                      --Beau. & Fl.
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