Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A silk gossamer stuff.
- n. Australia, New Zealand, UK, colloquial, informal Abbreviation of linoleum.
- n. a floor covering
- Contraction of linoleum. (Wiktionary)
“If you take your kids in there then you should expect them to hear colourful language. like it loath it, 20k fans calling a lino or an opposition a cunt adds to the atmosphere and builds an intimidating atmosphere. it is all part of being the 12 man in my books”
“But there was nobody at Kig and Kadgit's except the char-woman wiping over the "lino" in the passage.”
“(link) Suddenly I am wondering if the American lack of the short term "lino" means that the Minneapolis suburb called Lino Lakes would amuse you.”
“They don't have to hire somebody to mop their lakes of lino.”
“It was, by accident, probably the right call but I'm not sure the lino, sorry assistant ref, could have seen from where he was.”
“Since the end of the Christmas holidays Nick had kept the sling on only in public and spent his disability pay renovating the rec room - laying down lino, covering the walls with mirror tile and constructing overhead shelves which he filled with booze of every description.”
“Burton was talking to Gray off-air on the touchline at Molineux before the kickoff on Saturday and said: "Apparently a female lino today, bit of a looker.”
“I was thinking the bamboo would be more feet friendly but new school lino or recycled rubber sound intriguing.”
“I am standing, dripping and shivering, on the cold lino of the Palmers Green bathroom, just out of the big enamel bath, pleading, "Dry me, Mummy, I'm freezing", and then sitting on her lap, warmly wrapped in that same towel with its pale green stars.”
“The decor is pure nicotine, the furnishings bare, with an impressive bar, frayed red lino flooring and a sailing ship lampshade.”
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Words created by removing the end of a longer or original word. See also Fun with Aphesis.
my favorite words from my favorite songs. or: why i love colin meloy & joanna newsom.
Various words that have appeared in the lyrics of songs by the Decemberists.
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