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E. lopper, lapper, &c., perhaps ultimately he had learned.' Sir W. Scott.-6. Uncon sacked city. Our loot consists of some atta of same root as E. leap, D. loopen, to run; nected; rambling; as, a loose indigested play. and rice.' W. H. Russell. (Anglo-Indian.) comp. run, in sense of melting.) A mass of

Vario spends whole mornings in running over loose It is a very curious fact that while the word loot half-melted iron taken from the furnace in and unconnected pages.

Watts. is unquestionably Anglo-Indian, and only a recent a pasty state for the forge or hammer.

7. Having lax bowels.-8. Not attached or importation into our English language, it has always Loop (löp), n. In metal. to run together, enslaved; disengaged; free from obligation:

been at the same time English-Gipsy, although it never rose to the surface.

. as the matter of an ore into a mass, when

with from or of. the ore is only heated for calcination.

Now I stand

Loot (löt), v.t. To plunder, as a sacked city Looped (löpt), a. Full of loops or loop Loose of my vow; but who knows Cato's thoughts!

or a house; to ransack in search of plunder. holes. *Looped and windowed raggedness.'

Addison. Looting parties . . . ransacking the houses.' Shak.

Their prevailing principle is, to sit as loose from Oliphant. (Anglo-Indian.)

pleasures, and be as moderate in the use of them, as Looper (löp'er), n. The larva of certain

Loo-table (lo'tå-bl), n. A round table for they can.

Atterbury. species of moths, which forms a loop when

a sitting-room: so named from this form 9. Unrestrained in behaviour; dissolute; uncrawling, having no legs near the middle

being convenient and often used by a circle chaste; as, a loose man or woman.-10. Conof its body. When resting the loopers

of persons for playing at loo. taining unchaste language;

as, a loose epistle. Looter (löter), n. stretch their body out, holding on to the

One who loots; a plun-To break loose, to escape from confinebranch by the hind pair of feet. They look

derer. (Anglo-Indian.) See Loot. ment; to gain liberty by violence; fig. to then like a piece of the branch, and being

Those insatiable looters, men, women, and children, often coloured like it must frequently escape cast off moral restraint. - To set loose, to set all are at it.

W. H. Russell. at liberty; to free from restraint or con- Looty (löt'i), n. the notice of birds.

In the East Indies, a plunfinement. Loophole (löp'hol), n. (See Loop, an open Loose (lös), n. 1.f Freedom from restraint; Loover (löʻver), n. See LOUVRE.

derer. The same as Pindary. ing or loophole. Í 1. Milit. a small aperture in the walls of a fortification or in the liberty.

Lop (lop), v.t. pret. & pp. lopped; ppr. lop

He runs with an unbounded loose. Prior. bulk-head and other parts of a ship, through

ping (Őrigin doubtful. The L. L. loppare which small arms or other weapons are fired 2.1 The act of letting go or discharging; dis

has the same meaning, but it may be from at an enemy.-2. A hole or aperture that charge; shot.

the English word; Ed. Müller, however, ingives a passage or the means of escape :

In throwing a dart or javelin we force back our clines to derive lop from loppare, and the

arms, to make our loose the stronger. B. Jonson. often used figuratively, and especially of an

latter from the stem of E. lap, G. lappen, a underhand or unfair method of escape or

:-On the loose, (a) obtaining one's living by patch, &c. The Fr. lopin, a morsel, a fragevasion.

prostitution: said of women. (6) On the ment, is probably allied.] 1. To cut off, as Loopholed (löphöld), a. Full of holes or spree: said of men. - To give a loose, to give the top or extreme part of anything; to openings for escape. free vent.

shorten by cutting off the extremities; to Loopie, Loopy (lop'i), a. [Perhaps lit. one They give a loose to their feelings on proper occa cut off, as superfluous parts; to trim by cut


Thackeray. who slips out at loopholes, or allied to leap,

ting; as, to lop a tree or its branches. elope, D. loopen, to run.] Deceitful; crafty.

But with a sigh, a tear for human frailty,
We may return, and once more give a loose

Like to pillars most they seemid, [Scotch]

To the delighted spirit.

Or hollow'd bodies inade of oak or fir

Rogers. Looping-snails (löp'ing-snālz), n. pl. The Loose - box, Loose - house (lösboks, lös'

With branches lopped, in wood or mountain fell’d.

Milton. species of Truncatella are so called, from

hous), n. A stable or part of a stable with Expunge the whole, or lop the excrescent parts. the animal walking by contracting the space out stalls, for the accommodation of such

Pope. between the lips and foot.

2. To cut partly off and bend down; as, to horses as are considered to be better not Loop-Une (löp'lin), n. A line of railway

lop the trees or saplings of a hedge. tied. running out of the main line and returning Loosely (lösli), adv. In a loose manner: Lop (lop), n. That which is cut from trees. to it again, thus forming a loop.

(a) not fast; not firmly; that may be easily Else both body and lop will be of little value. Loord † (lörd), n. [Fr. lourd, heavy, stupid;

Mortimer. disengaged; as, things loosely tied or conIt lordo, dirty, from L. luridus, sallow,

He lays claim also to lop and top. Gilbert White. nected. () Without confinement. lurid.] A dull, stupid fellow; a low, de

Lop (lop), v.t. [Allied to lap. See LOP, to

Her golden locks for haste were loosely shed graded, worthless person; a drone.

About her ears.


cut off.) To let fall; to allow to hang Loos,t Lost n. [Fr. los, L. laus, praise.) Praise.

pendulous; as, a horse lops his ears.
(c) Without order, union, or connection.

Lop (lop), v.1. To hang downwards or pen

Milton. Besides the losse of so much loos and fame,

Part loosely wing the region.

dent; to be pendulous, as the ears of some As through the world thereby should glorifie his (d) In a manner not controlled by moral re varieties of rabbits. name.

Spenser. straints; wantonly; dissolutely; unchastely. Lopet (lõp), pret. of leap. Loose (los), v.t. pret. & pp. loosed; ppr. loos A bishop, living loosely, was charged that his con Lopet (lõp), n. [See LEAP.] A leap; a long

ing. From the adjective loose; comp. D. versation was not according to the apostles' lives. step. lossen, Icel. leysa, losa, G. lösen, Goth. laus


Lopet (lõp), v.i. To leap; to move or run jan, to loose. See the adjective and also the (e) Negligently; carelessly; heedlessly; as,

with a long step, as a dog. allied LOSE.] 1. To untie or unbind; to free

a mind loosely employed. (1) Meanly; Lop-eared (lop'érd), a. Having ears which from any fastening; to set free. slightly.

lop or hang downwards; having pendulous Canst thou ... loose the bands of Orion?

A prince should not be so loosely studied as to re ears.
Job xxxviii. 31.
member so weak a composition.


Lopemant (lõp'man), n. A leaping man. Ye shall find an ass tied, and a cost with her: loose Loosen (lös'n), v. t. (From the adjective loose.]

God what a style is this! them, and bring them unto me. Mat. xxi. 2. To make loose: (a) to free from tightness, Methinks it goes like a Duchy lopeman. 2. To relax; to loosen; as, to loose one's hold. tension, firmness, or fixedness; as, to loosen

Beau. & FI. The joints of his loins were loosed. Dan, v. 6.

a string when tied, or a knot; to loosen a Lope-stafft (lõp'staf), n. A leaping-pole.

joint; to loosen a rock in the earth. (6) To Cotgrare. 3. To release from imprisonment; to liber render less dense or compact; as, to loosen Lophiidæ (lo-fi'i-dē), n. pl. A family of teleoate.

the earth about the roots of a tree. (c) To stean fishes of the order Acanthopterygii, The captive exile hasteneth that he may be loosed. free from restraint.

distinguished by the bones of the carpus Is. li. 14. It loosens his hands, and assists his understanding.

being elongated, and forming a kind of arm, 4. To free from obligation, burden, or the

Dryden. which supports the pectoral fins. The angler like; to disengage.

(d) To remove costiveness from; to facilitate or fishing-frog belongs to this family. See Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity. or increase the alvine discharges of.

Luke xiii. 12.

Fear looseneth the belly. Bacon. Lophiodon (lo-fi'o-don), n. (Gr. lophos, a 5. To unfasten; to undo; to unlock. Loosen (lös'n), v.i. To become loose; to be

crest or eminence, and "odous, a tooth.) A Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the come less tight, firm, or compact.

genus of fossil mammals allied to the tapir seals thereof? Rev. v. 2. Loosener (lös'n-ér), n. 1. One who loosens.

and rhinoceros: so named from certain points 6. To remit; to absolve.

2. That which loosens; a laxative.

As an

or eminences on the teeth. They are found Whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth, shall be astringent or as a loosener.' Sterne.

in tertiary formations. loosed in heaven,

Mat. xvi. 19. Looseness (lös'nes), n. The state of being Lophiodont (lo-fi/o-dont), a. Relating or 7. To solve; to explain. Spenser.

loose or relaxed: (a) a state opposite to that Lophius (1õʻfi-us), n. [Gr. lophos, a crest Loose (lös), v.i. To set sail; to leave a port of being tight, fast, fixed, or compact; as, or harbour. the looseness of a cord; the looseness of a

or eminence.) A genus of acanthopteryNow when Paul and his company loosed from

robe; the looseness of the skin; the looseness Paphos, they came to Perga, in Pamphylia.

of earth or of the texture of cloth. () The

Acts xiii. 13. state opposite to rigour or rigidness; laxity;
Loose (lös), a. (A. Sax. leas, G. and D. los, levity; as, looseness of morals or of prin-

Dan Sw. "lös, Icel. and Goth. laus, loose. ciples. (c) Irregularity; habitual deviation
This word appears also as the term. -less. from strict rules; as, looseness of life.
Lose, loss, are closely allied.] 1. Not at (d) Habitual lewdness; unchastity. (e) Flux
tached together or to something fixed; un from the bowels; diarrhæa.
tied; unsewed; not fastened or confined; fig. Loosestrife (lös'strif), n. (Loose and strife.
free from ties; as, the loose sheets of a book.

The L. and Gr. name lysimachia has the
“Unfortunate foundlings, deprived of their same meaning.) In bot. the English popu-
natural rights, cast loose upon the world.' lar name of several species of plants of the
Dickens.-2. Not tight or close; as, a loose genera Lysimachia and Lythrum. See LY-
garment.-3. Not dense, close, or compact; SIMACHIA, LYTHRUM.
as, a cloth or fossil of loose texture.

Loosish (lös'ish), a. Somewhat loose. (Rare.] With horse and chariots ranked in loose array. Loosome (lo'sum), a. [Sc. loo for love, and

Milion. suffix some (which see).] Lovely; worthy of 4. Not concise; not precise or exact; vague; being loved. (Scotch.j

Fishing-frog (Lophius piscatorius). indeterminate; as, a loose and diffused style; Loot (lụt), pret. of the verb to let. Let; pera loose way of reasoning.-5. Not morally mitted. (Scotch.)

gious fishes, belonging to the family Lostrict or rigid; lax; cảreless; as, a loose ob- Loot (löt), n. (Hind. lūt, plunder.] Booty; phiidae. The head is very wide, depressed, servance of rites. The loose morality which plunder: especially such as is taken in a with protuberances, and bearing long sepa






rate movable tendrils; mouth capacious hang loosely. See next art.] Hanging down; Lord (lord), n. [O.E. lacerd, loverd, &c., and armed with formidable teeth; skin soft, limp and pendulous. A smeared and loppy A. Sax. hláford, laford, a lord, from hlar, without scales; fins fleshy and supported on shirt collar.' Shirley Brooks. (Rare.] hlæf, bread, loaf, and probably weard, E. a firm framework of bones, so that to some Lop-sided (lop'sid-ed), a. [Written also ward, that is bread-ward. Another sug. extent they are capable of serving as feet. lap-sided, lob-sided, from 0. and Prov. E. gested derivation is hlas, and ord, origin, In general appearance these fishes have lob, lop, to hang down or droop, Icel. labba, beginning, point; but it seems hardly posbeen compared to a gigantic tadpole. They to slouch; allied to G. lappen, to hang loose, sible that such a compound could have lie at the bottom concealed in mud, and E. lap (which see)] Heavier at one side given rise to a personal designation. Lady by gently waving the filamentous appen than the other; lying or inclining to one is also a disguised compound with loaf as dages on the head attract the smaller fishes, side. 'A lop-sided, shambling vagabond.' first element. See LADY.) 1. A master; a upon which they prey. The best known Theodore Hook.

person possessing supreme power and authospecies is L. piscatorius (the angler, fishing: Loquacious (lo-kwā'shus), a. [L. loquax, rity; a ruler; a governor; a monarch. frog, toad-fish, sea-devil, &c.), often found loquacis, from loquor, Skr. lap, to speak, to

But now I was the lord on the British coasts. Its voracity is ex talk. Colloquy, eloquent, obloquy, &c., are

of this fair mansion.

Shak. treme; one 2 feet long has been caught from this stem.] 1. Talkative; given to con

Man over man
He made not lord.

with a cod 2 feet long in its stomach. tinual talking. Loquacious, brawling, ever
Lophobranchiate (lő-fő-brang'ki-āt), a. in the wrong. Dryden.-2. Speaking; noisy. 2. The Supreme Being; Jehovah: with the
Apellative of an order of osseous fishes com-

Blind British bards, with volant touch,

definite article except in address; also apprehending those whose gills are disposed Traverse loquacious strings. 7. Philips. plied to Christ, especially in the expression in tufts along the branchial arches, as in the 3. Apt to blab and disclose secrets.- Talka

our Lord. When Lord in the Old Testament _pipe-fish and hippocampus. tive, Loquacious, Garrulous. See under

is printed in capitals it is the translation Lophobranchii (lo-fő-brang'ki-1), n. pl. [Gr. TALKATIVE.

of JEHOVAH, and so might with more prolophos, a crest or tuft, and branchia, gills.) Loquaciously (10-kwā'shus-li), adv. In a

priety be rendered.- Lord's Supper, in the A family of fishes in which the gills, instead loquacious or talkative manner.

Christian Church, the sacrament of the of being pectinated, are separated into Loquaciousness (lo-kwa'shus-nes), n. The

eucharist, so named because it was insmall rounded tufts, which are arranged in state or quality of being loquacious; loqua

stituted by our Saviour when he took his city.

last meal with his disciples, on the occasion Loquacity (lo-kwas’i-ti), n. [L. loquacitas,

of celebrating the Passover.-3. A title of from loquax. See LOQUACIOUS.) Talkative

respect formerly given to persons of supeness; the habit or practice of talking con

rior rank or consideration, especially in the tinually or excessively.

phrase of address 'my lord,' as to kings and Too great loquacity and too great taciturnity by

princes, monks or other ecclesiastics, a hus

band, or the like.

SYN. Talkativeness, loquaciousness, garru-

My lord the monk, quod he, be mery of chere.

Chaucer. lity, chatter, volubility.

Art thou that my lord Elijah! Ki, xviii. 7. Loquat(loʻkwat), n. A Chinese and Japanese I oft in bitterness of soul deplored evergreen tree of the genus Eriobatrya (E. My absent daughter, and my dearer lord. Pope. japanensis), nat. order Rosaceæ, closely 4. The proprietor of a manor.–5. A noble

allied to the genus Mespilus (medlars). Its Lophobranchii.

man; a title of honour in Great Britain given fruit, which bears the same name, is held in to those who are noble by birth or creation; I, Pipe-fish (Syngnathus acus). 2, Head, with the high esteem, and is about the size of a large a term applied to peers of the realm, inclu operculum removed to show the tufted branchiæ, a.

gooseberry. The tree has been introduced ing dukes, marquises, earls, viscounts, and

into Australia, and is not unfrequent in hotpairs along the branchial arches, and cov

barons. Archbishops and bishops also, as houses in England. It grows to the height members of the House of Lords, are lords of ered by a large operculum, so fixed as to of 20 to 30 feet, but in cultivation is seldom leave only a single small orifice for the pas

parliament. (See Lords Temporal, Lords _permitted to exceed 12 feet. sage of the water outwards. The body is Loquela (lo-kwēla), n. [L] In law, an im

Spiritual, below.) By courtesy also the title

is given to the sons of dukes and marquises, covered with small plates for scales. It parlance; a declaration.

and to the eldest sons of earls.-6. An honocomprehends the pipe-fishes.

Loranthaceæ (lő-ran-thā'sē-ē), n. pl. (See rary title bestowed on certain official perLophopea (lo-fop'ē-a), n. See LOPHOPODA.

LORANTHUS.) A nat. order of exogenous Lophophore (lo'fő-főr), n. [Gr. lophos, a

sonages, generally as part of a designation. plants, chiefly inhabiting the tropics, now The mayor of London, of York, and of Dubcrest, and phero, to carry. ) In zool. the considered as allied to Santalaceæ. They lin, the provosts of Edinburgh, Glasgow, disc or stage upon which the tentacles of

have mostly hermaphrodite flowers, the per Aberdeen, and Perth, have this title; also, the Polyzoa are borne.

ianth being often brilliantly coloured, all in all judges while presiding in court, and the Lophophorinæ (lo-fof'o-ri"nē), n. pl. [Gr.

one piece, or formed of many sepals. The sta members of the College of Justice in Scotlophos, a crest, and phero, to bear.] The mens are inserted on the perianth-segments; land.-Lord lieutenant. See LORD-LIEUTEmonauls, a sub-family of gallinaceous birds the ovary is one-celled, with a solitary erect NANT. - Lord chancellor. See CHANCELLOR. of the pheasant family (Phasianidae).

ovule. The Loranthaceæ are true parasites, Lophopoda (lő-fop'o-da), n. pl. [Gr. lophos,

-Lord privy-seal. See SEAL.-Lord highgrowing upon the branches of trees. They

admiral. See ADMIRAL. — Lords of the ada crest, and pous, podos, a foot.) The fresh

have opposite leathery leaves, or are leafless. miralty. See ADMIRALTY. - Lords of the water Polyzoa, in which the tentacles, in There is but one species found wild in Eng Articles, a committee of the Scottish par. stead of being placed in a circle round the

land, the common mistletoe (Viscum album). liament, by whom the laws to be proposed mouth, are supported upon a pair of long A species of Loranthus occurs in the south in parliament were prepared. - Lords of arms, which usually form a sort of horseshoe. Their tentacles are usually more nu

of Europe. The bark is usually astringent, regality. See REGALITY. - Lord advocate of

and the berries contain a viscid matter like Scotland. See ADVOCATE.-Lord president, merous than in the marine forms. An ex

birdlime. ample of this structure is seen in the Pluma

the presiding judge in the Court of Session. Loranthus (lő-ran'thus), n. (From Gr. löron, tella.

See PRESIDENT. - Lords of justiciary, the a thong, and anthos, a flower-in allusion to Lophyropoda (lo-fi-rop'o-da), n. pl. (Gr.

judges of the court of justiciary or supreme the long linear form of the petals.) A large criminal court of Scotland. See JUSTICIARY. lophouros, having a bushy tail or tufts, and

genus of plants, the type of the nat. order -Lords of Session, the judges of the Court pous, podos, a foot.] One of the five sections

Loranthaceæ. The species are evergreen of entomostracous crustaceans,comprehend

of Session. - Lord keeper. See KEEPER. shrubs, parasitical on trees. L. europaeus ing those forms, as Cyclops, which have a

Lords justices. See under JUSTICE. – Lord has the habit of the eommon mistletoe: it masticating mouth and numerous leaflike

in gross, he that is lord having no manor, as is a native of the southern parts of Europe, branches attached to the feet.

the king in respect of his crown.—Lord of and is found on the oak. Many of the tropLophyrus (lo-fi'rus), n. [Gr. lophouros. See

a manor, one who possesses a manor having ical species have gorgeous scarlet blossoms. above.] 1. A genus of hymenopterous insects,

copyhold tenants. - Lord and vassal, grantor Lorate (lõʻrāt), a. (L. lorum, a thong, a belonging to the family Tenthredinidæ or

and grantee in the feudal system. – Lords saw-Hies. The larva of the British species Lorcha (lor'cha), 1. A light Chinese sailing strap.) In bot. shaped like a thong or strap. marchers, those noblemen who, in former

times, lived on the marches of Wales or (L. pini) feeds on the fir.-2. A sub-genus of the gasteropodous genus of molluscs Chiton.

Scotland, and had their laws and powers of

life and death like petty kings. See MARCHES. 3. A genus of Javan tree-lizards.-4. A genus of the family Columbidæ.

-Lords temporal, those lay peers who have Loppard (lop'ard), n. A tree with the top

seats in the House of Lords.- Lords spirilopped or cut off; a pollard.

tual, the archbishops and bishops who have Lopper (lop'er), n. One that lops.

seats in the House of Lords.- Lord of misLopper (lop'ér), v... [Sc. lapper; allied to D.

rule, a person formerly chosen to direct the

sports and revels of a great family during lobberig, gelatinous, Prov. G. lübbern, G. liefern, geliefern, to curdle or coagulate; G.

Christmas holidays. See REVEL. - House of luppe, lab, rennet; Icel. hleypa, to curdle,

Lords, the second branch of the legislature, to cause to run, from hlaupa, to leap or run=

consisting of the lords spiritual and temporal

assembled in one house. See PARLIAMENT. E. leap; while keslop, loop (a mass of melted

Lord (lord), v.t. 1. To invest with the digore), perhaps slab (adj.), are kindred words. Comp. run in Scotch sense of curdle.) To

nity and privileges of a lord.-2. To rule or curdle or coagulate, as milk which has be

preside over as a lord. 'All the revels he

had lorded there.' Keats. come sour. Lopping (lop'ing), n. 1. The cutting off of

Lord (Lord), v.i. To play the lord; to domi. all the branches of a tree, except the crop

neer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic or leading shoot, for the sake of the profit

sway: sometimes followed by over and someto be derived from them; as contrasted

times by it, in the manner of a transitive

verb. with pruning, by which some of the branches


The whiles she lordeth in licentious bliss. Spenser, are cut off for the sake of the tree.--2. That

I see them lording it in London streets. Shak. which is cut off; severed branches. vessel, carrying guns, built after the Euro

They .. lorded over them whom they now serve. Loppy (lop'i), a. [From Prov. E. lop, to pean model, but rigged like a Chinese junk.






Lord (lord), n. [Gr. lordos, bent forward.] Loret (lör). pret. & pp. of lese. (See FOR maker, lorain, lorein, a bridle, from L. A hump-back. Smart. (Rare.]

LORN.] Left; lost. Spenser.

lorum, a thong.) A maker of bits, spurs, Lorddom (lord'dum), n. The rule or do

In what manner, said Robin,

and metal mountings for bridles and saddles; minion of a lord or lords.

Hast thou lore thy riches? Old ballad. hence, a saddler. Lording (lord'ing), n. 1. A young lord; a Lore (lor), n. (L. lorum, a strap.) 1. In Brummagem is a town maintained chiefly by

little lord; a lord in contempt or ridicule; ornith. the space between the bill and the smiths, nailers, cutlers, edge-tool forgers, lorimer's a lordling

or bit-makers.

Holinshed. I'll question you

eye, which is bare in some birds, as the of my lord's tricks and yours when you were boys:

great crested grebe, but is generally covered Lorinæ (lő-ri'nē), n. pl. A sub-family of with feathers.-2. In entom, a corneous an

parrots; the lories. See LORY and PSITTAShak. You were pretty lordings then.

CIDÆ. 2 + Sir; master: an ancient mode of address.

gular process observed in the mouth of Listen, lordings, if ye list.' Spenser.

some insects, by means of which the trophi Loringt (lõr'ing), n. Instructive discourse;

are put forth or retracted, as in hymenop. Loriot (lori-ot), n. [Fr. loriot; 0. Fr, lorion, Lord-lieutenant (lord'lef-ten-ant), n. An official of high rank representing the sove

terous insects. — 3. Anything suggesting a
thong or lore.

for loriol, l'oriol; Pr. auriol, from L. aurereign. (a) The Lord-lieutenant of Ireland

About the which two serpents weren wound,

olus, golden, from aurum, gold.] The golden is the viceroy or deputy of the sovereign, Entrayled mutually in lovely lore,

oriole of Europe (Oriolus galbula), an insesand has the government of that country And by the tayles together firmely bound.

sorial bird. (Called also Witwal.) It is of a intrusted to him by appointment under the

Spenser. great-seal. He is assisted by a privy-council

But she backstarting with disdainefull yre,

bright yellow colour. See ORIOLE. Bid him avaunt, ne would unto his lore

Loris (lõ'ris), n. (Native name.! A genus nominated by the sovereign, and is com Allured be for prayer nor for meed. Spenser.

of quadrumanous mammals, allied to the missioned to keep the peace, and to see that

[Probably in the last extract the word may lemurs. They have a short muzzle, slender the laws are impartially administered; he has the control of the police and the troops; Lorelt (lor el), n. From loren (E. lorn, forbe a corruption of lure.]

body, no tail, large approximating eyes, and

rough tongue. Two species only are known, he may confer knighthood, and has most of lorn), pp. of A. Sax. leosan, to lose. Other

the short-limbed loris (L. tardigradus), and the patronage of the country at his disposal. wise written Losel. Forinterchange between the slender loris (L. gracilis), both natives In all matters of importance, however, he 8 or z and r, compare A. Sax. isen, iren, E.

of the East Indies. The latter is remarkable is under the direct control of the British

iron (G. eisen), E. choose, and 0.E. ycorn, for the disproportionate length of its limbs, cabinet, and he retires from office with the chosen: freeze and frore. See LOSE, &c.]

and especially of its forearms. They are ministry, of which he is a member. (6) The An abandoned scoundrel; a vagrant; a losel.

nocturnal and arboreal in their habits. lord-lieutenant of a county is the principal A lewd lorel.' Spenser.

Lorius (loʻri-us), n. A genus of birds beofficial of the county, and was originally Loresmant (lõrz'man), m. [Lore, learning, Lorn, Lorne Torn), a. (An old or poetic

See LORY. appointed for the purpose of mustering the inhabitants for the defence of the county. Lorette (lo-ret), n. A modern French term

pp. of lose. See FORLORN, LOREL.] Lost; A certain number of deputy lieutenants are

designating a class of women of light char undone; forsaken; lonely; bereft. appointed at his recommendation, as are

acter; a member of the demi-monde. A Be it scroll, or be it book, also justices of the peace, and first com Lorette differs from a grisette only in assum Into it, knight, thou must not look; missions in the militia, yeomanry, and volun

If thou readest, thou art lorn! teers are also given on his reconimendation. ing a more showy appearance, living in

Better hadst thou ne'er been born. Sir W. Scott. higher style, and in doing no work, being

Thanking Thee Lordlike (lord'lik), a. 1. Becoming a lord.

entirely supported by her lovers. Lorettes That rather Thou hast cast me out with her 2. Haughty; proud; insolent. are said to have received their name from

Than left me lorn of her in Paradise. Lordliness (Iord'li-nes), n. The state or

E. B. Browning. frequenting the church of Notre Dame de quality of being lordly: (a) dignity; high

Lorrellt (lor'el), 12. Same as Lorel. Spenser.

Lorette at Paris. station. (6) Pride; haughtiness.

Lorettine (lo-ret'in), 1.. One of an order of Lorrie, Lorry, (lor'i), n. [Written also larrie; Lordling (Lordling), n. A little or diminununs founded at Kentucky in 1812. Called

lowry, probably from Prov. E. lurry, to pull tive lord; a lord in contempt. also Sisters of Loretto, or Friends of Mary

or drag.] 1. A small cart or waggon such Lordly lord'li), a. 1. Becoming a lord; per at the Foot of the Cross. They occupy them

as is used on tramways in mines for carrying taining to a lord; befitting or suitable for a

coals, ore, or rubbish, as also in construct selves with education and the care of deslord: large; liberal.

ing railways.—2. A long waggon without titute orphans. They labour chiefly in the She brought forth butter in a lordly dish.

sides, and with four wheels generally on the Western States. Judg. v. 25.

bogey principle, for carrying goods. Lordly sins require lordly estates to support them.

Lorgnette (lor-nyet), n. [Fr., from lorgner,

South, to spy or peep, from dial. Go'loren, to look Lory (lo'ri), n. (Malay luri.] An oriental 2. Proud; haughty; imperious; insolent. at.) An opera-glass.

group of scansorial birds, of the family PsitEvery rich and lordly swain Lorica (lo-riska), n. (L., from lorum, a thong,

tacidæ or parrots, having square tails, and With pride would drag about her chain. Swift. the term being originally applied to a cors

dense soft plumage, the colours of which are let of leather thongs.] 1. In Rom. antiq. a Lordly (lord'li), adv. In the manner of a

cuirass or corslet. -2. A kind of lute or clay lord; proudly; imperiously; despotically.

with which vessels are coated before they A farnished lion, issuing from the wood,

are exposed to the fire, as in chemical proRoars lordly fierce.


cesses.—3. In zool. the protective case with Lord-mayor (lord'mā-ér), n. See LORD, 6. which certain infusoria are provided. Lordolatry (lord-o l'a-tri), 1. [E. lord, and Loricata (lor-i-kā'ta), n. pl. [L. lorica, a Gr. latreia, worship. ] Lord-worship; exces coat of mail.) 1. An order of reptiles, includsive regard for nobility. (Humorous. ] ing the crocodiles, alligators, and gavials,

But how should it be otherwise in a country where characterized by the plate armour with
Londolatry is part of our creed, and where our chil.
dren are brought up to respect the Peerage as the

which their body is protected. See CROCOEnglishnan's second Bible


DILE.—2. A group of Infusoria inclosed in Lordosis (lor-do'sis), n. [Gr. lordos, curved.]

a shell.–3. A group of insectivorous Eden

tata, so named from being inclosed in scaly In anat. (a) procurvation of the head and

shields. The armadillo is the type.-4. The shoulders, or anterior crookedness. (6) Any

Chitonidæ, so named from the overlapping abnormal curvature of the bones.

plates of their shell.-5. Jenyn's name for Lord-provost(lord'prov-ost), n. See LORD, 6.

the Sclerogenidæ or gurnard family. Lords-and-ladies (Iordz'and-la"diz), n. A Loricate (lor'i-kāt), n. An individual of the

Purple-capped Lory (Lorius domicellus). plant, Arum maculatum. Also called Cuc

Loricata. koo-pint and Wake-robin. Lord's-day (lordz'dā), n.

extremely brilliant; their beaks are comparLoricate (lor'i-kāt), v. t. pret. & pp. loricated; The first day of

atively feeble. There are several species, as ppr. loricating. (L. lorico, loricatum, from the week; Sunday.

the collared lory (Lorius domicellus), creamLorica, a coat of mail.) 1. To plate over; to Lordship (lord'ship), n. 1. The state or quaspread over, as a plate for defence.

lory (L. garralus), scarlet lory (L. cæruleality of being a lord; hence (with his, your,

tus). The collared lorry is easily taught to

Nature hath loricated ... the sides of the tympatheir), a title of honour given to noblemen,

speak. num in animals with ear-wax.

Ray. except to archbishops and dukes (who are

Lorymer (lor'i-mer), n. In arch. the larmier called Grace).—2. A titulary compellation

2. To cover with a coating or crust, as a of judges and certain other persons in auchemical vessel, for resisting fire.

Lost n. Praise. See Loos. thority and office. - 3. Dominion; power;

Loricate, Loricated (lor'i-kāt, lor'i-kāt-ed), Losable (löz'a-bl), a. That may be lost. authority; sovereignty.

pp. Covered or plated over; covered with a They which are accounted to rule over the Gentiles double series of oblique scales, like a coat of Lose

(lóz), v. t. pret

. & pp. lost; ppr. losing.

Losange (loz'ani), n. Same as Lozenge. exercise lordship over them.

Mark X. 42.
mail; incrusted.

[A. Sax. leósan, always or almost always in Lorication (lor-i-kā'shon), n. 1. The act or 4. The territory of a lord over which he

the compound form forleosan, like O. Sax. operation of covering anything with a plate holds jurisdiction; a manor; seigniory; do

forleosan, farliosan, Goth. liusán, fraliusan, or crust for defence; as, the lorication of a main

O.H.G. farliusan, Dan. forlise, D. verliezen, chemical vessel, to enable it to resist the G. verlieren. The pret. of forleosan was What lands and lordships for their owner know

action of fire, and sustain a high degree of My quondam barber. Dryden.

forleds, pl. forluron, pp. forloren=E. forheat.-2. A surface so covered. Lore (lor), n. (A. Sax. lår, from læran, to

lorn; like ceosan (E. choose), ceds, curon,

These cones have ... the entire lorication smoother. coren. See LOREL for interchange of 8 and r.) teach; D. leer, Dan. lære, G. lehre. See

Evelyn. 1. To cease to have in possession, as through LEARN.] 1. That which is or may be learned; Lorikeet (lor'i-kēt), n. [A kind of dim. of the store of knowledge which exists regard

accident; to become dispossessed or rid of lory, formed on the type of parrakeet.) The

unintentionally; to part with; to be deing anything; learning; erudition; know general name of certain small Australian ledge.

prived of; to cease to possess; to cease to birds belonging to the parrot tribe and form

enjoy; as, to lose a book or paper; to lose The law of nations, or the lore of war. Fairfax. ing the genus Trichoglossus, remarkable for Lo! Rome herself, proud mistress now no more

a sum of money; to lose men in battle; to their extensible tongue, furnished with a Of arts, but thundering against heathen lore. Pope.

lose ships at sea; to lose a friend by death; pencil at its extremity, by which they are to lose one's health. 2. That which is taught; instruction; coun enabled to suck up the nectar of flowers.

To sigh, like a schoolboy that had lost his A B C. sel; admonition; teaching. Lorimer,+ Lorinert (lor'i-mér, lor'i-nėr), n.

Shak, Spenser. If please you, listen to my lore. (0. Fr. lorimier, lormier, a saddler, a bridle

Knolles. He lost his right hand with a shot.


or corona.




2. To forfeit, as by unsuccessful contest, or 2. Failure to win or gain; as, the loss of a To allot; to assign; to distribute; to sort; to as a penalty; not to gain or win; to miss prize or battle. ---3. That which is lost; that catalogue; to portion. obtaining; as, to lose money in gaming; to from which one has been parted; as, the Lote (löt), n. See LOTUS. lose a prize; to lose a competition or battle; loss by leakage amounted to 20 gallons.-- Lote (lot), n. (Fr. lote, lotte, L. L. lota.) A to lose favour.

4. Defeat; overthrow; ruin. Our hap is fish, the eel-pout. Few, alas! the casual blessing boast,

loss.' Shak.-5. The state of being cast off Loteby,t n. (Written also ludby, and proSo hard to gain, so easy to be lost! Pope. or discarded; exposure.

Poor thing, con bably another form of lewdsby.) A private 3. Not to make use of; not to employ or

demned to loss.' Shak.-6. The state of not companion or bed-fellow; a concubine. enjoy; to throw away; to squander; to mis

enjoying or having the benefit of. For loss Lote-tree (lőt'trē), n. See Lorus. spend; to waste.

of Nestor's golden words.' Shak.—7. The Loth (loth), a. (0.E. lath, lathe, looth, Lothe, The happy have whole days, and these they use:

state of being at fault; the state of having loth, loathsome; A. Sax. läth, hateful, evil; The unhappy have but hours, and these they lose. lost the trace and scent of game.

also enmity, injury; Icel. leithr, loathed, Dryden. He cried upon it at the merest loss,

hated, leithi, irksomeness; G. leid, D. leed, He has merit, good nature, and integrity, that are too often lost upon great men.

injury) 1. Unwilling; disliking; not inPope. And twice to-day picked out the dullest scent.

Shak. clined; reluctant._*To pardon willing, and 4. To ruin or destroy, either physically or - To bear a loss, to make good; also, to sus to punish loth.' Waller. morally. (Perhaps only in pp. See LOST.) tain a loss without sinking under it. --To be

Long doth she stay, as loth to leave the land. In spite of all the virtue we can boast, at a loss, to be puzzled; to be unable to de

Sir 7. Davies. The woman that deliberates is lost, Addison. termine; to be in a state of uncertainty.-

To a shady bank,
5. To deprive or dispossess of.
SYN. Privation, deprivation, forfeiture, de-

Thick overhead with verdant roof embower'd,
He led her nothing loth.

How should you go about to lose him a wife he triment, injury, damage, disadvantage.
loves with so much passion? Sir IV. Temple.
Lossfulf (los'ful), a. Detrimental.

2. + Disagreeable; odious. 6. To be freed from; as, to lose a fever. Losslesst (los'les), a. Free from loss.

Lothario (lo-thā'ri-6), n._ [From Lothario,
His seely back the bunch has got
Lost (lost), p. and a. 1. Parted with; not to

one of the characters in Rowe's Fair PeniWhich Edwin lost before.

tent.) A gay libertine; a seducer of female Parnell. be found; no longer held or possessed ; 7. To displace; to dislodge.

missing; as, a lost book or sheep; a lost virtue; a gay deceiver.
limb; lost honour.--2. Forfeited, as in an

Lothful (loth'ful), a. Same as Loathful. A still-soliciting eye, and such a tongue unsuccessful contest or as a penalty; as, a

Lothly, adv. Loathsome. Chaucer, As I am glad I have not, though not to have it Hath lost me in your liking.


lost prize; a lost battle.-3. Not employed Lotion (lo'shon), n. [L. lotio, from lavo, to 8. To wander from and not be able to find; or enjoyed; employed ineffectually; not

wash.] 1. A washing; particularly, a washtaken advantage; thrown away; misspent;

ing of the skin for the purpose of rendering to miss; as, to lose one's way.-9. To perplex; to bewilder; to confuse. 'Lost in the squandered ; wasted; as, a lost day; a lost

it fair. -2. A fluid preparation, wash, or maze of words.' Pope.-10. To cease or fail

opportunity.-4. Having wandered from the cosmetic applied to certain parts of the to perceive; to cease or fail to see or hear;

way; bewildered; perplexed; being in a body, as the face, for improving the comas, we lost the land at noon; I lost my maze; as, a child lost in the woods; a

plexion, &c.-3. In phar. a fluid, generally stranger lost in London.-5. Ruined or de

distilled or filtered soft water, holding in friend in the crowd; the indistinctness of stroyed, either physically or morally; as, a

solution various medical substances, and his utterance made me lose the half of his discourse.

lost ship; a lost woman.-6. Hardened be applied externally in cutaneous diseases to

yond sensibility or recovery; alienated; as, stimulate action, to relieve pain, and the Oft in the passion's wild rotation tost,

like. Our spring of action to ourselves is lost. Pope.

a profligate lost to shame; lost to all sense

of honour.—7. Not perceptible to the senses; Loto (lo'to), n. (Hind. ) A polished brass -To lose one's self, to lose one's way; to be

not visible; as, an isle lost in a fog; a person pot, used for cooking, drinking, and drawbewildered; also, to slumber; to have the

lost in a crowd. -The lost, in theol. those ing water. memory and reason suspended. - To lose

who are doomed to misery in a future state. Each man carries his bamboo lathee shod with one's temper, to become angry. -- To lose

iron, with a bundle at one end, and the unfailing şight of, (a) to cease to see; as, we shortly Loste.t For Looste, t pp. of loose. Loosed;

loto ... at the other.

W. H. Russell. loosened; dissolved. Spenser. lost sight of land; I lost sight of my friend


Losynge,t n. Lozenge. for many years. (6) To overlook; to omit to Lot (lot), 'n. [A. Sax. hlot, hlyt, hlyte; D. lot,

Lotophagi (lo-tof'a-ji), n. pl. (Gr., lotus

eaters. ] In ancient Greek legends, the name take into calculation; as, you lose sight of

Dan. lod, Icel. hlutr, G. loos, Goth. hlauts, of a people who lived on the fruit of the my last argument. - To be lost at sea, to be

lot; from A. Sax. hleðtan, O. Sax. hliotan, lotus-tree. They received Ulysses and his drowned, or to be wrecked at sea.

O.H.G. hliozan, to cast lots, to obtain by followers hospitably, but the sweetness of Lose (löz), v.i. 1. To forfeit anything in con

lot. test; not to win.

The word passed into the Romance

the fruit induced such a feeling of happy We'll talk with them too,

languages, as in Fr. lot (whence loterie, and languor that they forgot their native land Who loses and who wins; who's in, who's out.

E. lottery), It. lotto.] 1. That which happens and ceased to desire to return to it, their Shak. without human forethought or provision;

sole object being to live in delicious dreamy 2. To succumb; to decline; to fail; to suffer chance; hazard; fortune.

idleness in Lotus-land. by comparison

Lotos (lö'tos). Same as Lotus (which see).
But save my life, which lot before your foot doth lay.
Wisdom in discourse with her


Lottery (lot'tėr-i), n. fr. loterie. See LOT.) Loses, discountenanced, and like folly shows. Milton, 2. A contrivance by which a person allows

1. Allotment or distribution of anything by Loget (löz), v.t. (O.E. lose, loos, praise. See his fate, portion, or conduct to be deter

fate or chance; a procedure or scheme for Loos.) To praise; to flatter. mined; that by which an event is committed

the distribution of prizes by lot; the drawLosed, t pp. Loosed. Chaucer. to chance. If we draw lots, he speeds.'

ing of lots. In general, lotteries consist of Loselt (löz'el), n. [From stem lose. Other Shak.

a certain number of tickets drawn at the wise written lorel. See LOREL.] A waste The lot is cast into the lap; but the whole disposing

same time, some of which entitle the holders ful fellow; one who loses by sloth or ne

thereof is of the Lord.

Prov. xvi. 33.

to prizes, while the rest are blanks. This glect; a worthless person; a lorel. The second lot came forth to Simeon. Josh. xix. 1.

species of gaming has been resorted to at One sad losel soils a name for aye.

different periods by most of the European Byron. 3. The part, fate, or fortune which falls to Losel (löz'el), a. Wasteful; slothful. one by chance, or without his own provi

governments as a means of raising money Losenge (loz'enj), n. Same as Lozenge. sion.

for public purposes. Both state and private

lotteries were rendered illegal in this counLosengeour, Losengert (loz'enj-ér), n.

He was but born to try (0. Fr. losangier, Pr. lauzengier, It. lusing

The lot of man, to suffer and to die. Pope.

try in 1826, except in the case of art-unions,

where the distribution by lottery of works hiere, a deceiver, flatterer; from 0. Fr. los So sing that other song I made

Hall-angered with my happy lot. Tennyson. enge, Pr. lauzenga, flattery, deceit, from L.

of art was legalized. laudo, to praise, from laus, laudis, praise. ] 4. A distinct portion or parcel; as, a lot of

So let high-sighted tyranny rage on,

Till each man drop by lottery. Shak. A flatterer; a deceiver.

goods; a lot of boards. --5. In mining, a cerLoser (löz'ér), n. One who loses, or is de tain portion of the ore reserved for the lord

2. † The lot or portion falling to one's share. prived of anything by defeat, forfeiture, or of the mine for protecting the miners' privi

Octavia is

A blessed lottery to him. Shak. the like: the contrary to winner or gainer. leges.-6. Proportion or share of taxes; as, Losh (losh), exclam. [Corruption of Lord.] to pay scot and lot.7. A prize in a lottery. Lotus (lo'tus), n. (Gr. lötos.] 1. A name An interjection implying astonishment, and In the lottery.

vaguely applied to a number of different

... Sir R. Haddock had the largest sometimes employed as an introduction to lor.


plants famous in mythology and tradition. a supplication. (Scotch.)

One of these is the Zizyphus Lotus, a native 8. A game of chance. Burton.-9. A piece Losh, man! hae mercy wi' your natch,

of Northern Africa and Southern Europe, or division of land; perhaps originally asYour bodkin's bauld. Burns.

belonging to the nat. order Rhamnaceæ. It signed by drawing lots, but now any portion, Losing (löz'ing), a. Causing or incurring

is a shrub of 2 or 3 feet high, bearing & piece, or division; as, a lot in the plain; a loss; as, a losing game or business. house-lot; a wood-lot.

fruit, the jujube, which is a drupe of the Losingt (lõz'ing), a. (From lose, to flatter.)

size of a wild plum. This was probably Given to flattery; fawning; cozening; de

The defendants leased a house and lot in the city the food of the Lotophagi of Homer, though of New York.

Kerst. ceitful.

some consider it was more probably the Among the many simonaical prelates that swarmed

10. A large or considerable number; as, a delicious berry of the Rhamnus Lotus, anin the land, Herbert, Bishop of Thetford, must not lot of people: often used in the plural; as, other North African shrub, while others be forgotten; nicknamed Losing, that is, the Flat he has lots of money. (Colloq.)To cast in refer it to the still better flavoured intoxi

Our old English word 'leasing,' for 'lying,' one's lot with, to connect one's fortunes retains some affinity thereunto; and, at this day, we

cating berry of the Nitraria tridentata, still with. call an insinuating fellow a 'glozing companion.'

greatly prized by the Berbers. The name Fuller

Essex quitted the board of treasury and cast in lotus was also given to several species of Losingly (löz'ing-li), adv. In a losing man

his lot with the opposition.


water-lily, as the blue water-lily (Nymphæa ner; in a manner to incur loss.

-To cast lots, to use or throw a die, or some coerulæa), the Egyptian water-lily(Ň. Lotus), Loss (los), n. (A. Sax. los, damage.] 1. Pri other contrivance, by the unforeseen turn or and to the nelumbo(Nelumbium speciosum), vation; deprivation; forfeiture; the misfor position of which an event is by previous which grow in stagnant or slowly running tune of having something taken away from agreement determined. - To draw lots, to waters. Nymphæa cærulæa and N. Lotus us; as, the loss of property;

loss of money

determine an event by drawing one thing are often found figured on Egyptian buildby gaming; loss of health or reputation; from a number whose marks are concealed ings, columns, &c., and the nelumbo, or loss of children. Loss of Eden.' Milton. from the drawer.

Hindu and Chinese lotus, bears a prominent The loss of such a lord includes all harms. Shah. Lot (lot), v. t. pret. & pp. lotted; ppr. lotting. part in the mythology of these countries.





2. A genus of plants, nat. order Leguminosa, to be coined till 1795. It ranged in value from 0.Fr. longis, longin, an awkward dawdconsisting of creeping herbs and under from about 168. 7d. to 188. 94d. sterling. ling fellow, from long, L. longus, long. Akin shrubs, chiefly natives of temperate regions Louis-Quatorze (lö-7-ka-torz),a. (Fr., Louis long, linger, lunge.] 1. To loll or dawdle; throughout the world. They have yellow, XIV.) The name given to a style of archi to live lazily; to spend the time in idly red, or white flowers, growing in umbels on tecture and internal ornamentation preva moving about. axillary peduncles, and compound leaves of lent in France in the reign of Louis XIV., We lounge over thre sciences, dawdle through literfour or five leaflets. Four or five species specially applied to palaces and large man ature.

Hannay. are found in Britain, where they are known sions. Externally the forms are classical,

2. To recline in a lazy manner; to loll; as, to as bird's-foot trefoil. They resemble the freely treated, and rustication is much em lounge on a sofa. clovers in their general properties.-3. In ployed; the windows are larger and the Lounge (lounj), n. 1. A sauntering or strollarch, an ornament in the form of the Egyp rooms more lofty and spacious than in build ing. -2. The act of reclining at ease or lolling: tian water-lily (Nymphæa Lotus) frequently ings of the period immediately preceding, 3. A place which idlers frequent.-4. A kind figured in the architecture of ancient na and there is generally an effort at sump

of couch or sofa for reclining on. tions, especially on the capitals of Egyptian

Lounge (lounj), n. In fencing, a lunge columns

(which see). Lotus-eater, Lotos-eater (lö'tus-ēt-ér, lo'.

Lounger (lounjer), n. One who lounges; tos-et-ér), n. One

of the
Lotophagi. "The

an idier; one who loiters away his time in mild-eyed melancholy lotos-eaters.' Tenny

indolence. Guardian. SON. See LOTOPHAGI.

Lounging (lounj'ing), a. Pertaining to a Lotus-land, Lotos-land (lo'tus-land, lo'tos

lounger; lolling; as, a lounging manner, land), n. The country of the lotus-eaters.

gait, chair, &c. See LOTOPHAGI.

Loup (loup), v.t. or i. pret. lap; pp. loupen. Let us swear an oath, and keep with an equal mind,

(Scotch form of leap.) 1. To leap; to spring; In the hollow Lotos-land to live and lie reclined

to run or move with celerity. -2. To give On the hills like gods together, careless of mankind.

way: applied to frost when it melts away. Tennyson. Loud (loud), a. [A. Sax. hlúd, loud, 0. Sax.

Loup (löp), n. Same as Loop. Spenser. 0. Fris. hlúd, D. luid, O.G. hlút, lût, G. laut,

Louping-ill (loup'ing-il), n. Leaping-evil;

a disease among sheep which causes them loud; Icel. hljóth, G. laut, sound. Initial h

to spring up and down when moving forrepresents a radical k, the root being klu;

ward. (Scotch.) allied are A. Sax. hlad, a noise, hlystan, E.

Louping-on-stane (loup-in-on'stán), n. A listen; Gr. kleos, glory, klyö, to hear, klytos, famous; L (in)clytus, famous; laus, praise,

Table, Louis-Quatorze style.

step-stone, or a flight of stone steps for aswhence E. laud; w. clod, praise; Ir. cloth,

sisting one to get on horseback. (Scotch.] tuous elegance. The palace of Versailles Loup-the-dyke (loup'thi-dyk), a. Giddy; noble,brave. ] 1. Strong or powerful in sound;

and the east front of the Louvre are promi unsettled; runaway. [Scotch.] high-sounding; noisy; striking the ear with great force; as, a loud voice; a loud cry;

nent examples of the style. The most char Now I have my finger and my thumb on this loupacteristic features of the Louis - Quatorze the-dyke loon.

Sir W. Scott. loud thunder.-2. Uttering or making a great

style, however, are seen in the internal Lour (lour). See LOWER. noise; giving out a powerful sound; as, loud instruments. - 3. Making use of high, em

ornamental decoration, the great medium Lourdanet Lourdent (lördān, lör'den), n.

of which was gilt stucco-work, and its Same as Lurdane. phatic, or positive words; clamorous; noisy; vehement; as, to be loud in one's praises.

most striking characteristics are an infinite Louse (lous), n. pl. Lice (līs)[A. Sax. lús,

play of light and shade, and a certain dis pl. lys, D. luis, Dan.lus, Icel. lús, O.H.G. lús, She is loud and stubborn. Prov. vii. II.

regard of symmetry of parts and of sym G. laus, derived by some from root of lose, 4+ High; boisterous; stormy; turbulent. metrical arrangement. The characteristic by others from a root meaning to creep,

My arrows, too slightly timbered for so details are the scroll and shell. The classi seen in Slav. lizu, to creep; W. Hau, creepers, Loud a wind.' Shak. If the French be cal ornaments, and all the elements of the lice. The plural is formed by umlaut, as lords of this loud day.' Shak.

Cinque-cento, from which the Louis-Qua in mouse, mice; foot, feet; man, men, an 'Tis like to be loud weather. Shał. torze proceeded, are admitted under pecu original é in the termination having modi5.7 Urgent or pressing; crying.

liar treatment, or as accessories; the panels fied the stem-vowel] The common name For, I do know, the state

are formed by chains of scrolls, the concave of a genus (Pediculus) of apterous insects, Cannot with safety cast him, for he's embark'd and convex alternately; some clothed with parasitic on man and other animals. Thé

With such loud reason to the Cyprus wars. Shak. an acanthus foliation, others plain.-Louis common louse is furnished with a simple 6. Ostentatious; pompous; boastful; preten

Quinze (10-8-kanz) is the name for the va eye or ocellus, on each side of a distinctly tious.

differentiated head, the under surface of

which bears a suctorial mouth. There is Many men by great labours and affronts, many indignities and crimes, labour only for a pompous epi

little distinction between the thorax and taph, and a loud title upon their marble.

abdomen, but the segments of the former Fer. Taylor

carry three pairs of legs. The legs are short, 7. Flashy; showy: applied to dress or man

with short claws or with two opposing hooks, ner; as, a loud pattern; he is decidedly loud.

affording a very firm hold. The body is (Colloq.)-SYN. Noisy, boisterous, vocifer

flattened and nearly transparent, composed ous, clamorous, emphatic, positive, vehe

of eleven or twelve distinct segments, and ment, flashy, showy.

showing the stigmata very plainly. The Loud (loud), adv. Loudly; so as to sound

young pass through no metamorphosis, and with force; with much sound, noise, or

their multiplication is extremely rapid. voice.

Most, if not all, mammals are infested by Who knocks so loud at door? Shak.

lice, each having generally its own peculiar My griefs cry louder than advertisement. Shak.

species, and sometimes having two or three. Loudfult (loud'ful), a. Loud. Loudful

Three species are said to belong to man, music. Marston.

viz. P. humanus (body - louse), P. capitis Loud-lunged (loudlungd), a. Having lungs

(head-louse), and P. pubis (crab-louse), the enabling one to speak loudly; uttered with

last perhaps constituting a distinct genus, strong lungs; vociferous; noisy. *Loud

Phthirius. They are oviparous, and their lung'd antibabylonianisms.' Tennyson.

eggs, which are glued each to a hair, are Loudly (loud'li), ado. In a loud manner:

popularly termed nits. (a) with great sound or noise; noisily. "Who

Panel in the Louis Panel in the Louis

Louse (louz), v.t. To clean from lice. long and loudly in the schools declaimed.'

Quatorze style.

Quinze style.

Lousewort" (lous'wert), n. The popular Denham.

English name of the genus Pedicularis, nat. The soldiers' music and the rites of war

riety of this style of ornament which pre order Scrophulariaceae. Two species, P. Speak loudly for him.


vailed in France during the reign of Louis palustris and P. sylvatica, are found in (6) Clamorously; with vehement words or XV. In it the want of symmetry in the Britain growing in moist pastures. They importanity; as, he loudly complained of details, and of symmetrical arrangement, are herbs of brownish hue, with deeply diintolerance. (©) Ostentatiously; pompously; which characterize the Louis XIV. style, are vided leaves and showy pink flowers. showily; as, he was very loudly dressed. carried to an extreme. An utter disregard Lousily (louz'i-li), adv. In a lousy manner; (Colloq.)

of symmetry, a want of attention to masses, in a mean paltry manner; scurvily. Loud-mouthed (loud'mouthd), a. Having and an elongated treatment of the foliations Lousiness (louz'i-nes), n. The state of a loud clamorous voice; talking loudly or of the scroll, together with a species of being lousy or abounding with lice. clamorously.

crimped conventional shell-work, are char- Lousy (louz'i), a. 1. Swarming with lice; Loudness (loud'nes), n. The state or qua acteristics of this style.

infested with lice. Hence-2. Mean; low; lity of being loud: (a) great sound or noise; Loun, Lound (loun, lound), a. (Icel. logn, contemptible. A lousy knave to have his as, the loudness of a voice or of thunder. Sw. lugn, calm, tranquil: said of weather.s gibes and his mockeries.' Shak, (6) Clamour; clamorousness; turbulence; Calm; low and sheltered; still; serene; tran- | Lout (lout), v.i. [A. Sax. lútan, hlútan, to uproar. (c) Ostentation; pompousness; quil; as, a loun place. (Scotch.]

stoop, to bow, to incline; lútian, to bow, to flashiness; showiness; as, loudness of dress. Loun (lön), n. See Loon.

lurk; Icel. lúta, Dan. lude, to bow down, to (Colloq.)

Lounder (lounder), c.t. [Icel, hlann, the lout; Icel. lútr, louting, stooping.) To bend; Loud-voiced (loud'voist), a. Having a loud buttock.) To beat with severe strokes. to bow; to stoop. (Old English and Scotch.) voice. Byron. (Scotch.)

He fair the knight saluted, louting low. Spenser. Lough (lok), n. The Irish form of Loch Lounder (loun'der), n. A severe stunning Them, louting low with rustic courtesy, (which see) blow. (Scotch.)

He welcomed in.

Southey. Lough, pret. of laugh (Sc. leugh or leuch). Loundering (loun'der-in), n. A drubbing; Lout(lout),n. (From the verb. See above.) A Laughed" Chaucer. a beating. [Scotch.] Sir W. Scott.

mean awkward fellow; a bumpkin; a clown. Louis d'or (lö-e-dor),n. (Fr.,a Louis of gold.] Lounge (lounj), v. i. pret. & pp. lounged; ppr. Lout,t Lowtt (lout), v.t. To treat as a lout; A gold coin of France, first struck in 1640, lounging. [O.E. lungis, an awkward, slow to make a fool of; to leave in the lurch. in the reign of Louis XIII., and continuing moving fellow, dial. lungeous, awkward, I am lowted by a traitor villain. Shak.

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