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Lloyd's Books

Two enormous ledger-like volumes, raised on desks at the entrance (right and left) of Lloyd's Rooms. These books give the principal arrivals, and all losses by wrecks, fire, or other accidents at sea. The entries are written in a fine, bold Roman hand, legible to all readers.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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