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  1. Obsolete. ladykin.
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Origin of lakin

1490–1500; earlier laken for *ladyken little lady. See lady, -kin
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Historical Examples of lakin

  • A diminutive form of this was by our ladykin which was contracted into by our lakin.

    Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8

    Charles H. Sylvester

  • The next morning Lakin decided that he did not like the place and left.

  • Lakin, accompanied by Cloud, went to the University to take charge.

  • Lakin never acknowledged the present existence of the southern church.

  • Eight balls went through the flag in the hands of Lakin, and a ninth one struck the staff.

    Recollections with the Third Iowa Regiment

    Seymour D. (Seymour Dwight) Thompson