from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An abbreviation of Louisiana.
  • noun In China, a two-story house, or the upper story of such a house; also, a tower, of square or oblong section and one, two, or three stories in height, which surmounts a city gateway or ornaments the angles of a city wall.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A diminutive of the male given name Louis.
  • proper noun A diminutive of the female given names Louisa and Louise; often also used as a middle name.


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