American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Chiefly Southern U.S. A mudhole; a mire.
- n. The loblolly pine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A loutish or foolish person.
- n. Nautical: Water-gruel or spoon-meat.
- n. Medicines collectively. Also written, erroneously, loplolly.
- n. dialect, nautical Gruel.
- n. US, southern A mudhole.
- n. A bumpkin or lout.
- n. Loblolly pine, Pinus taeda.
- n. Loblolly bay (plant).
- v. Behave in a loutish manner.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Gruel; porridge; -- so called among seamen.
- n. thick gruel
- From Yorkshire dialect lob ("boil", literally "bubbling up") + dialect lolly ("broth"). (Wiktionary)
- Perhaps dialectal lob, to bubble + lolly, broth. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The pines were scrubby, -- what are known as the loblolly pines, -- and from ten to twelve inches through at the butt.”
“Thus it is the loblolly, which is the almost entire second growth of nearly all the tide-water region, refuses to grow at a short distance (generally varying from five to twenty miles) and at an”
“Pines such as loblolly (Pinus taeda), slash (P. elliottii), shortleaf (P. echinata), Virginia”
“This root is much used among the Dutch people in a kind of loblolly or hotchpot, which they do eat, calling it _warmus_.”
“This is the (pinus tæda,) "loblolly," "fox-tail," or "old-field" pine which, in lower Virginia and North Carolina, so generally covers, as second growth, the poorest worn-out fields -- and also as well grows still better (though not as exclusively,) in original forests on low and miry lands.”
“You will find the two varieties of the p. tæda recognized by Elliot, who calls the 'swamp pine' p. tæda, and the 'loblolly' var. Heterophylla" -- [which latter is recognized by all other botanists as simply p. tæda.] Dr.”
“As it is a disputed question, which will be considered hereafter, whether the great Swamp or Slash Pine, a valuable tree for lumber, is of the same species, or different from this, for the present I will speak only of such trees as are undoubtedly of the kind known as "loblolly" pines.”
“Page 262 applied to other pines, I prefer the vulgar name used in South Carolina, of "loblolly," which, though unmeaning, will not mislead by having more than this one application.”
“Once the road leaves downtown, loblolly pines, magnolia and live oaks dripping with vines crowd in on either side, their branches forming a green canopy overhead.”
“Destry opened his mouth and said, My moustache was telling my beard this awesome joke about a rabbi, a golden axe, and a loblolly pine.”
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