Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An obsolete past participle of loose.
“I hope McCain chooses him as running mate – then they will loste 47 states”
“I from Stuttgart. their famus panda my countrie loste it parint.”
“It is compted a greate offence emong them to suffre drincke, or a piece of meate to be loste.”
“By this meanes the thefte being easely founde out, he that was robbed, loste the fourths parte and receiued the residue, the whiche fourthe was giuen to the thiefe.”
“Firste let him sorowe, not with a lighte forthinckinge, but with a moste earneste and bittre repentaunce in the botome of his conscience: for the puritie and innocencie that he had gotten eyther by baptisme or the benefite of former repentaunce, and nowe hathe eftsones loste, and forgone throughe sinne.”
“And let him humbly, and truly with his owne mouthe, confesse to a wise prieste, in the steade of God: all those offences wherwith he knoweth him selfe to haue loste his innocencie and clennesse, and to haue prouoked the wrathe of GOD againste him selfe.”
“Atte passynge of this ryvere, seynt Eustache loste hys two sones, whanne that he hadde lost hys wyffe.”
“Bur he turned azen from thens, from whens he was come fro; and so he loste moche peynefulle labour, as him self seyde, a gret while aftre, that he was comen hom.”
“He loste his life, but he inioyed glorye, whyche written to his greate prayse, shyneth euerye daye more and more.”
“Wherfore he loste not hys lyfe, but let it go: for he redemed for a thynge of verye small pryce, a ryght dere thyng.”
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