Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A thick quilted frock or short jumper made of flannel or blanket-cloth, worn by sailors as an outside garment in cold weather.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Entry tags: appearances, lammy awards, women of the bite, writing news

    ceciliatan: More award news? Yes.

  • That's going to be a hard case to sell without the support of the Michigan Democratic Party (which voted unanimously for Sen. Levin's compromise). lammy pa

    Full Michigan delegation with half-vote to be seated by Dems

  • Lambert also made some lammy claims saying the provocative parts of his sex-laden performance were impromptu and gave no apology for his bombastic behavior.

    CNN Transcript Nov 25, 2009

  • And, if you even needed to be told, that message is “Oompapa oompapa oompapi oompapi ooh papi ooh papi ooh lammy ooh lappy ooh papi uh ow.”

    Britney Spears Being Sectioned

  • The country that has already seen Britney Spears tearfully picking through the remains of her broken life, or the country that has already got full access to the sound of Britney Spears going “Oompapa oompapa oompapi oompapi ooh papi ooh papi ooh lammy ooh lappy ooh papi uh ow” during a song where she appears to be begging her own father for sexual intercourse?

    Britney Spears Being Sectioned

  • Not unlike Walschots, but without the flogger lammy.

    Natalie Simpson, accrete or crumble

  • LH: Your work, like the work of Rachel Zolf, Margaret Christakos, and others--Dennis Lee for example--privileges sound over meaning. i love the word "flogger" and "lammy" and of course their sound suggests meaning to me, but what do you say to readers who are looking for more representative imagery, more meaning?

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • The piece you brought up, "flogger: lammy," can certainly be read for sound alone, but it can also be read as a descriptive ode to a lambskin flogger, a description of the character and sensation of a specific implement -- and, by extension, the how it feels to both wield that implement and how it feels when inflicted on the body.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • And for the record, lammy, yes, this is a federal issue-the Fair Housing Act. Not to mention that the state has its own open housing law.

    JSOnline.com

  • Natalie Walschots, Thumbscrews toy catalogue flogger: lammy luscious each tongue liquorice all warmth shakes tail or twelve quirt ends slap clotted cream into muscle light flogger: mactavish bagpipe leather hails hectic bellow and wheeze spit soak astringent tartan braided handle uneven falls crave gut shovelled lung power holler diaphragm deep flogger: mortal spiney acrostic etch binary split goatskin baited bitch ivory skinny ballistic bit savoury lacerate gleeful stitch blithely squid whip: therapy corset stitched doctor fat knotted tongues chuckle black neoprene

    Natalie Walschots, Thumbscrews

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  • lammy – a blanket. Allusion to lamb and wool.

    July 31, 2009