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Eocene, miocene, pliocene Tuff, Lias and Trias and that is enough.The Book of Humorous Verse
When the congregation had passed out, Dokesbury shook 'Lias.
It was on one of these rambles that he broached to 'Lias a subject which he had been considering for some time.
Money is a great dignifier, and Jim and 'Lias were making money.
"Smell 'em, 'Lias," he said, yielding precedence to the oldest member.Dwellers in Arcady
Albert Bigelow Paine
- the lowest series of rocks of the Jurassic system
C15 (referring to a kind of limestone), C19 (geological sense) from Old French liois, perhaps from lie lees, dregs, so called from its appearance
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