from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of spade used in Ireland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A long, narrow spade for stony lands.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In agriculture, a long narrow spade used in stony lands.
- n. Same as alloy.
Hughes's Dublin PI Ed Loy is both a hat-tip to Sam Spade ( "loy" is an Irish word for a spade) and a highly original character.
Cross stitch, zig zag, hemming, overlocking. .come on. .you loy should all be going nuts by now
Ai sendededed an bagg uv teh Gummeh Bunnehs tu mai sunn hoo izz awn deep loy mint inz teh Middlol Eest … *syngz* … “Inz teh Naybee” … izz tuu hawt tehre tu sendify himz a chonklit bunneh – himz wuud getz a boks wiffa puddlol uv meltifyded chonklit inz teh bawtum ifz ai didded taht – EEEEWWW!
Netanyahu has surrounded himself with untested aides drawn from his coterie of loy - al friends.
If you read the article she was a loy closer to the real figure than the journalist was.
The khom loy are released by families and small groups of friends much in the same was as they would release krathongs – with a small prayer for forgiveness for any wrongdoings or any held grudges.
The monks led the large throng of visitors in a sitting meditation, before guiding them to release thousands of khom loy into the sky.
It is as humbling and awe-inspiring as viewing the Milky Way to see the sky so thick with thousands of khom loy, which, once released, light up the dark clear night sky with an ethereal glow.
Looy pronounced loy is a gracious, well-fed man with a halo of snow-white hair and matching moustache.
And then you ask for the bill by yelling (yes, yelling) "Sow loy!" at the top of your voice.