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  • n. Alternative spelling of locoum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Fig-paste.


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  • Great blog….great pictures…first time visitor…thanks for sharing loukoum°°° said something sweet:

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  • Ran loads of errands including: submitting my complete dossier for the carte de séjour, buying loukoum, cassis, wine, bread, and fixing my curtains.

    nebet Diary Entry

  • So far my supply of (or at least demand for) loukoum has been so constant that it warranted buying a special container for them -- my celebratory splurge on discovering that I finally got the pay advance I'd requested.

    nebet Diary Entry

  • But you see the nicest of girls with pinched white faces trying to sell _loukoum_.

    Europe—Whither Bound? Being Letters of Travel from the Capitals of Europe in the Year 1921

  • "If the man has any loukoum, I could bear a cup of coffee," she murmured.

    Paul Patoff

  • The kaffeji, in loose white garments and a fez, presently brought out a polished brass tray, bearing the requisite number of tiny cups and two little white saucers filled with pieces of loukoum-rahat, the Turkish national sweetmeat, commonly called by schoolboys fig-paste.

    Paul Patoff

  • The man had loukoum, it appeared, and Chrysophrasia was satisfied.

    Paul Patoff

  • Chapter III: In which I have a Proustian moment, caused by loukoum Chapter IV: In which I appreciate the virtues of heavy drinking

  • *fans Tom and offers him rahat loukoum on a golden plate*

    Perfume Review: Montale Aoud Blossom

  • Norman R. Shapiro Wesleyan University More Turkish Agglutinative Delights For any who might have thought that "Turkish agglutination" was a confectioner's process for the manufacture of loukoum, R.bert Devereux's article [VII, 2] was most instructive, with its awe-inspiring and jaw-inspiring muvaffakiyetsizliklerimizdendirki.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VII No 3


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  • When Turks meet with friends we assume

    Thick coffee is poured to consume

    With plates of sweet bites

    That we call delights

    But locals embrace as loukoum.

    January 13, 2018