Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wooded valley.
- n. A deep pool.
- n. A chimney.
- n. In coal-mining, a chimney placed on the top of the upcast-shaft to increase the draft and carry off the smoke.
- n. Scotland A chimney.
- n. Scotland A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine.
- n. Scotland A woody valley.
- n. Scotland A deep pool.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Prov. Eng. & Scot. A chimney.
- n. A ventilating chimney over the shaft of a mine.
- n. Prov. Eng. A woody valley; also, a deep pool.
- Origin uncertain. (Wiktionary)
“Cdterum Koftt qux anteapreffifuerut 3 m label lum demittito, Cr ajfufs oclo Iibris Cr qaadrante ffiffatt olei tterumpremito, entj, fecundaium eleum.”
“The Bush and Cheney names are political garbage, just as the GOP party has become the ins ane asy lum of politics.”
“I am, though, no expert on the Hollywood oeuvre and it is an honour to have him and his missus visit us at this time: lang may his lum reek and may the road rise to meet him etc.”
““Prakto lum nut zortinagel faz!” it sounded like it said, and the other one tried to explain, pointing at the sky and the trees and saying “Lossa lossa,” a lot.”
“When I wrote my film "MOOZ-lum," which speaks about the Muslim-American experience, I had no idea so much would be at stake; I simply wanted to give a voice to a generation that is often drowned out by the heavy volume of extremism.”
“Mr. QASIM BASIR (Writer/Director, "Mooz-lum"): Thank you.”
“It is called "Mooz-lum" and it can now be seen on the film festival circuit.”
“Mr. ROGER GUENVEUR SMITH (Actor, "Mooz-lum"): Thank you for having us.”
“(Soundbite of movie, "Mooz-lum") Unidentified Woman #1: He's got a chicken sandwich and some vegetables.”
“MARTIN: Mr. Basir also talked about the whole way in which "Mooz-lum" portrayed in the media now.”
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