from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of left.


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  • So at around 5 am, the temp under my covers passing 4000 degrees, I had no choice but to get up, strip, open my windows all the way up, and knot my curtains to allow a little "luft" into the room, as the new Pope Benedict XVI would say.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • That you might not recognize yourself without the people you get used to passing, the smell of aggression and luft and theater that wafts up and down Broadway?

    In the Fullness of Time

  • Bondebjerg traveled extensively in Morocco, Tunisia, Eygpt, Turkey, Lebanon and Jordon, and published a travel journal, Den anden luft: Rejsenotater from Nordafrika or Mellemøsten of his stays in those countries.

    Klavs Bondebjerg

  • He soughed it from the luft but that bore ne mark ne message.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Filmi vë theksin më shumë në varfëri e madhe e pas-luftës në Gjermani. »2004» Maj

  • They were murmuring to themselves and taking turns at looking through the window at the "kriegsgefangenan" - a luft flieger!

    Moosburg Online: Stalag VII A (Oral history: Chaffin)

  • _Aloft -- on the loft, on luft, on lyft; lyft_ being the Anglo-Saxon word for _air_ or _clouds.

    English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

  • I luft up along with this ship into a bay, on the east side of the straits, where we came to anchor in seven fathoms.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 08

  • I'm sure that if push came to shove, just as in those halcyon days you remember with such fondness, you'd find the AAC and the fish-heads leaping into the luft.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Go to the IOM conference you mentioned and actually listen to those presentations especially that of Ben luft. - News


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