from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. boy, youth
- v. To beat; thrash.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See lown.
- To beat; thrash.
- n. See loon.
Its can't miss premise involving two American loun ...
You walk loun 'heah no bathrobe, no slippahs, you catch' um plenty col '.
I longed like a sailor that has been far at sea, and wasted and weatherbeaten, to see once more my native home; and, bundling up, flee from the noisy stramash to the loun dykeside of domestic privacy.
Why can't the simply put up a low level fence at the sidewalk's edge instead of leaving the grassy area on 4th St available as a public loun ... about a month ago i saw the last unit in the L with a family member. for sure it was an awkward layout with a not so great view.
His perfon is comely and agreeable; 'and when he waV young, he mUft have been a very handfome loun.
"E'en sae, Milnwood," replied Cuddie; "for the puir quean gat leave to come near me wi 'speaking the loun fair, (d-- n him, that I suld say sae!) and sae she bade me God speed, and she wanted to stap siller into my hand; -- I'se warrant it was the tae half o' her fee and bountith, for she wared the ither half on pinners and pearlings to gang to see us shoot yon day at the popinjay."
“E’en sae, Milnwood,” replied Cuddie; “for the puir quean gat leave to come near me wi’ speaking the loun fair,
If I speak loud, start to me like a falcon — If I speak loun, keep your lang lugs out of ear-shot — and now let him come in.”
I speak loud, start to me like a falcon -- If I speak loun, keep your lang lugs out of ear-shot -- and now let him come in. "
: in lnUit ot the River, we difcover'd a number of Cottages, and hcaul a great nolle ol I'coplc loun'. ling '! lumpcts, and playin.
A Collection of voyages and travels [microform] : some now first printed from original manuscripts, others translated out of foreign languages, and now first publish'd in English : to which are added some few that have formerly appear'd in English, but do now for their excellency and scarceness deserve to be reprinted : with a general preface, giving an account of the progress of navigation, from its first beginning to the perfection it is now in, &c