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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Stirring and working the loobs, or slimy earth of tin, in a slime-pit, that the mud may partly wash off with the water and the ore settle at the bottom (R. Hunt); as used by some writers. the same as tossing.


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  • The word leachate comes to mind, but is quickly overtaken by the childrens' song:

    Here we go looby loo
    Here we go looby light
    Here we go looby loo
    All on a Saturday night
    You put your right foot in...

    December 31, 2011