Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Slender.All his successors, gone before him, have done ’t; and all his ancestors, that come after him, may; they may give the dozen white luces in their coat.
Evans.The dozen white luces do become an old coat well; it is a familiar beast to a man, and signifies love.
Shakespeare.—Merry Wives of Windsor, Act I. Scene 1.