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Old dialect name from the German Palatinate for the Latfass; see there.

Name (also Ladfass) for a special barrel used during the grape harvest (autumn). The name is derived from the Old High German word "Leitfaz" (also Laytfaß); "Leite" was understood to mean a load, cargo or wagon load or quantity designation. It had a large opening (widened...

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