lutestring2 liu.tstrin. App. an alteration of lustring (which, however, appears later in our quots.), assimilated to prec. A ki nd of glossy silk fabric; a dress or a ribbon of this material.


to speak in lutestring

to speak in lut estring: (meaning uncertain).

The phrase `which I met with in the course of my reading' is several times derisively quoted by Junius as used by the Duke of Grafton. Cf. quot. a 1797 in c.

c. attrib.