Lombard

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Lombard

1. A banker or lender. The term is used especially when referring to a person rather than an institution.

2. Slang; a wealthy person who is greedy, stingy or otherwise morally obnoxious.
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r]) and thirty-four blue Lombardic capitals with red flourishing, marking chapter divisions, but is otherwise undecorated.
Frankie then looked all set to win the following Medlock Links Handicap outright when edging ahead in the final furlong on Taipan, but Lombardic rallied gamely in the last 100 yards to force a dead-heat
An antique carnelian intaglio is carved with the profile head of a man and set in a 13th-century gold mount, the perimeter of which is engraved in Lombardic letters with 'IOH[ANN]ES EST NOMEN EIUS' of which the translation would be 'John is his name'.