Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Ludlow (n.)

A wad of newspaper, folded table-napkin or a lump of cardboard put under a wobbly table or chair to make it stand up straight.
It is perhaps not widely known that air-ace Sir Douglas Bader used to get about on an enormous pair of ludlows before he had his artificial legs fitted.

Ludlow

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