from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The palm of the hand.
- n. The hand, especially, the hand outspread and upturned.
- n. A contrivance (apparently a paddle or an oar) used for altering the course of a ship.
- n. The after part of the bow of a ship where the sides begin to curve.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The spongelike fibers of the fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Luffa Ægyptiaca); called also vegetable sponge.
- n. Formerly, some appurtenance of a vessel which was used in changing her course; -- probably a large paddle put over the lee bow to help bring her head nearer to the wind.
- n. The part of a ship's side where the planking begins to curve toward bow and stern.
- intransitive v. See luff.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The earlier spelling of luff.
- n. The palm of the hand; also, the hand itself.
- n. A contrivance (apparently a paddle or an oar) for altering the course of a ship. See etymology.
- n. That part of a ship's bow where the sides begin to curve in toward the stem. See luff.
- n. A Middle English form of loaf.
Is there a source for the variet (y/ies) of seeds of the very long loof ...
SSFC says: lirpa loof: Where in the Constitution does it say that the President of the United States has the authority to hire a blogger?
February 21, 2008 at 2:11 pm babtizm buy tung: moar thew-row than sprinkling, but wiffout teh dunking in water, that teh kittehs feer and loof.
Really nice pictures and i like the new loof of the blog.
“If Counsellor Crossmyloof used the dative for the nominative, I would have crossed his loof with a tight leathern strap, Mr. Saddletree; there is not a boy on the booby form but should have been scourged for such a solecism in grammar.”
She wogged slightly over to her own son, with a woddied loof in her eye.
'She wogged slightly over to her own son, with a woddied loof in her eye.
The chief robber was undoubtedly an officer, said M'Fadyen, and besides the large wart over his eye, there were other marks which made him noticeable -- for example, "the little finger of his left hand bowed towards his loof."
Conquest, and lying a-loof off, and laying a long Hazard sometimes for your Antagonist, will be an excellent way to entice and entrap him; for that he promising to himself the good fortune of Hazarding you, will be induced rashly to adventure at that distance, and supposing to strike your Ball, which cunningly lyes (to tempt him to that Venture) near the
"There was never an outer door snecked since you left, Colin," said he, turning awkwardly away and looking hard into the loof of his hand like