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subject to the approval of the ministry in office, lord (2), 8. [Greek lordos.) A hump-backed löre (2), s. (Lat. lorum=a thong, a strap.] and nearly all the patronage is also vested in him. person.

*I. Ord. Lang.: A strap, a thong. Le can confer knighthood. In his government he is #lord-dom. 8. [Eng. lord, s.; -dom.] The rule assisted by a privy council nominated by the sov. or dominion of a lord or lords.

II. Technically: ereign. (2) The Lord-lieutenant of a county, the

1. Ornith.: Illiger's name for a patch devoid o: principal official of a county, at whose nomination *lord-ing, *lord-yng, s. (Eng. lord; dim. suff. plumage, extending, in certain birds, from the root all deputy-lieutenants and justices of the peace are ing.]

of the beak to the eye. appointed, and first commissions in the yeomanry, 1. A little or young lord, a lordling, a petty lord. 2. Entom.: A corneous angular process in the militia, and volunteers are given.

"A lordyng of the Romaynes that y-hote was Galle." mouth, by means of which the trophi are pushed

forward or retracted, as in the Hymenoptera.

Robert of Gloucester, p. 80. lord-ordinary, 8. (ORDINARY.]

(Brande.) lord-president, s. 2. Used as a respectful mode of address; sir.

löre, pret. & pa. par or a. (LOSE.] Lost, left. Scots Law: The presiding judge in the Court of

“Listeneth, lordinges, in good intente, Session.

And I will tell you varament

“Neither of them she found where she them lore." Of mirthe and of solas.”Chaucer: C. T., 13,642.

Spenser: F. Q., III. xii. 44. lord privy-seal, 8. (SEAL.) lord-kin, s. (English lord; dim. suff. -kin.]

*lor-el, 8. [LOSEL.] A scoundrel, a vagabond,

A lord-wood, s.

little lord; a lordling.

dim. sun.kine] A a vagrant, a low, disreputable fellow. Bot.: Liquidambar orientale. (LIQUIDAMBAR.) "Princekin and lordkin from his earliest days."

*löreş-man, s. [Eng. lore (1), s., and man.) A The term lord-wood is a translation of Xylon Thackeray: Newcomes, ch. liii.

teacher, an instructor. Effendi, the Cypriot name of the plant.

lord'-like, a. & adv. [Eng. lord, and like.]

15-rőtte', 8. (Fr.] A woman of light character; Lord's-day, 8.

a kept mistress; a woman who gains her living by Theol.: A day first named in Revelation i. 10. A. As adjective:

prostitution, gaining this name meinly from the where the sacred writer says, I was in the spirit on 1. Becoming or befitting a lord ; lordly.

fact that the favorite place of residence of such the Lord's day (en Kuriakë hémera). "The 2. Haughty, proud, arrogant.

people is near the church of Notre Dame de Lorette, Lord” in the New Testament generally referring to B. As adv.: In a lordly manner; like a lord;

in Paris. the Lord Jesus, the Lord's-day was probably that haughtily.

lõ-rět'-tine, s. (See def.] celebrating His resurrection, viz., the first day of

"Lordlike at ease, with arbitrary power

Eccles. & Ch. Hist.: Sisters of Loretto, a religious the week. (John xx. 1-19, 26; Acts xx. 7; 1 Cor. xvi.

To peel the chiefs, the people to devour."

congregation founded in Kentucky in 1812. The 1, 2.) Regarding the proper method of its celebra

Dryden: Homer's Iliad, i. duties of the institute are the care of orphans and tion, two schools of thought exist. The first considers that the Lord's-day is simply the Christian

i lord-11-něss, *lord-11-nes, s. (English lordly; education. Sabbath, and that the Old Testament directions for -ness.)

lor-gnētte' (gn as ny), 8. (Fr., from lorgner=to the keeping of the Sabbath are also those divinely

§ 1. The dignity, position, or rank of a lord; high spy, to peep.] An opera-glass, a field-glass. given for the observance of the Lord's-day. The station.

lör-1-å'-næ, 8. pl. (LORINÆ.] second view is that the Sabbath was designed to be

« Thou vouchsafest here to visit me, simply a Jewish institution, and that the Lord's

Doing the honor of thy lordliness

lor'-1c, 8. (Lat. lorica.] A breastplate. day is a joyous Christian festival, in some respects

To one so weak."

lõ-ri-ca, subst. (Lat., from lorum=a thong, a essentially differing from the Old Testament Sab

Shakesp.: Antony and Cleopatra, v. 2. strap.1 bath. (SABBATH.)

2. Pride, haughtiness, arrogance.

1. Rom. Antiq.: A cuirass, a corslet. Lord's-prayer, subst. The prayer which Jesus lord -ling, s. [Eng. lord; dim. suff. -ling.) A *2. Bot.: The name given by Mirbel to the testa taught His disciples (Matt. vi. 9-13), and which is little or young lord; a petty lord.

of a seed.

3. Chem.: A kind of lute or clay, used to coat vese used in public worship, whether liturgical or not.

“ The self-dependent lordlings stand alone."


Goldsmith: Traveler. Lord's Supper, s.

sels before exposing them to the fire.

4. Zoology: Theol. & Eccles.: A term first used by St. Paul in lord -1ỹ,*lord-lich (a.), *lord-liche (adv.), a. & (1) The protective case in some Infusoria and 1 Cor. xi. 20, of a ceremonial ordinance observed in adv. [Eng. lord; -ly.]

Rotatoria. the Corinthian and doubtless in other churches. A. As adiective:

t(2) The carapace of a Crustacean. The night on which Jesus was betrayed, He took bread, blessed it, brake it, and save it to His dis...,1. Becoming or befitting a lord; lordlike, noble, lor-i-cär'-1-2, 8. (Fem. sing. of Lat. loricorius=

* liberal. ciples to eat, with wine similarly Llessed for them to

pertaining to cuirasses.] drink, the former in the Protestant view symboliz- "She brought forth butter in a lordly dish."- Judges Ichthy.: Formerly the typical genus of the family ing His broken Body, the latter His shed Blood. v. 25.

Loricariidæ, and now a genus of Siluridæ. The (Matt. xxvi. 26-29; Mark xiy. 22-25; Luke xxii. 14-20.)

snout is more or less elongated, with a short barbel 2. Proud, haughty, arrogant, imperious, insolent.

at each corner of the month. The body is encased St. Luke records that Jesus said, "Do this in remem

“Where is lordly Babylon? Where now brance of Me" (xxii. 19). St. Paul evidently con

in armor. They are South American fresh-water Lifts she to heaven her giant brow"

fishes. Typical species Loricaria cataphracta from sidered that these words, addressed originally to

Hughes: The Ecstasy the Apostles, were designed for the church of all

Surinam and Northern Brazil.

B. As adv.: In the manner of a lord ; like a lord; ages. The term Lord's supper is used chiefly by

lör--cär-1-1-dæ, s. pl. (Lat. loricari(a); fem. those who hold the ordinance to be a commemo proudly, naughtily, imperiously, arrogantly.

pl. adj. suff. -ida. rative one. [COMMUNION, EUCHARIST, MASS.)

Lordly neglectful of a worth unknown."

Ichthy.: An old family of Fishes, type Loricaria.

Savage: The Bastard. 10rds-and-ladies, s. pl.

Now generally merged in Siluridæ.

lord-ol-a-trý, s. [Eng. lord, s., and Gr. latreia Bot.: A popular name for Arum maculatum.

lõr-1-cā-ta, s. pl. (Neut. pl. of loricatus, pa. =worship.] Excessive regard or reverence for nobil. par. of lorico=to clothe in mail, to harness; lorica lords-justices, s. pl. (JUSTICE.) ity.

=a leather cuirass. So called from their bony, lords-marchers. 8. pl. Lords who lived in the Lords who lived in the


"England, with her peculiar lordolatry, thinks it mail-like covering.) marches of Wales and Scotland, having their own enough to send a peer when other nations send an ez. 1. Ichthy.: A sub-order of ganoid fishes. The laws and power of life and death, like petty kings. plorer."-Academy, Oct. 1, 1881, p. 258.

same as CHONDROSTEA (q. v.). lords-spiritual, s. pl. The archbishops and lor-do-sis, s. [Gr. lordosis (see def.), lordos=

2. Zoology: bishops having seats in the British House of Lords. benti a

(1) A name sometimes applied to the mailed mam“The lords-spiritual consist of the Archbishops of Can- Pathol.: Curvature of any bone, specially curva- mals, like the Armadio. terbury and York, the Bishops of London, Durham, and ture of the spine forward.

(2) 'A section of reptiles having bony plates de Winchester, and twenty-three other bishops of dioceses in

veloped in the skin. It contains two orders, CheEngland, according to their priority in consecration."- lord'-ship, *lord-schip. *lord-schipe, 8. [Eng. lonia and Crocodilia, or is by some limited to the Blackstone: Comment., bk. i., ch. 2. lord; -ship.]

Crocodilia only. lords-temporal, 8. pl. Lay peers who have seats

1. The quality or state of being a lord; hence (3) An order of Rotifera. in the British House of Lords.

used with your, his, their, as a title of honor to l õr'-1-cāte. v. t. [Latin loricatus. pa. par, of "The lords-temporal consist of all the peers of the peers (except arc peers (except archbishops and dukes, who are ad

lorico=to furnish with a breastplate, to plaster.) realm, by whatever title of nobility distinguished. Some dressed as Grace.) (Eng.)

(LORICA.] of these sit by descent, as do all ancient peers; some by Your lordship is the most patient man in loss, the 1. To plate over; to cover as with a plate or creation, as do all new-made ones; others, since the most coldest that ever turned up ace."--Shakesp.: Cymbe. Dlates. union with Scotland, by election, which is the case with line, ii. 3.

2. To cover with a coating or crust; to lute. the sixteen peers who represent the body of the Scots

2. The dignity of a lord; a seigniory, a manor. nobility for the parliament for which they are elected;

lor'-1-cạte, a. & s. (LORICATE, v.] and, since the union with Ireland, with the twenty-eight

"'I have a suit unto your lordship.'

A. As adj.: Covered or plated over; coated; cor. representative peers, who are elected for life, to represent Be it a lordship, thou shalt have it for that word.'"

Shakesp.: Henry VI., Pt. II., iv. 7. the Irish nobility. The number of lords-temporal is thus

ered with a double series of oblique scales, like a indefinite, for it may be increased at will by the power of 3. A mode of address to certain official person:

coat of mail; incrusted. the crown, by the creation of peers of the United King. sing. ages. as judges.

B. As subst.: An animal belonging to the Repdom." Blackstone: Comment., bk. i., ch. 2.

4. Lominion, jurisdiction, power, authority. tilian order Loricata. (Dana.) lord, v. t. & i. (LORD, 8.]

“Death schal no more have lordschipe on him."-Wy lor'-1-cāt-ěd, a. (Eng. loricat(e); -ed.) The same A. Transitive: cliffe: Romans vi.

as LORICATE (q.v.). *1. To make a lord or master; to invest with power. löre (1), *lare, *leare, 8. [A. S. lár; cogn, with lör-1-cā'-tion, 8. [Lat. loricatio, from loricatus,

"He being thus lorded."-Shakesp.: Tempest, i. 2. Dut. leer, Sw. lära; Dan. iäre; Ger. lehre; M. H. pa. par. of lorico.]
*2. To rule, to preside over.
Ger. lére; O. H. Ger. léra.) [LEARN.)

1. The act or process of covering anything with 3. To play the lord or master; to domineer; to act 1. That which is or may be learned ; learning, plates or crusts for defense; the state of being che lord. Followed by it.) erudition, knowledge.

plated or incrusted; incrustation. " Methinks, already, in this civil broil. "He who hath loved not, here would learn that lore,

2. A surface covered over with plates or crusts. I see them lording it in London streets." And make his heart a spirit.'

3. The filling of walls with mortar. Shakesp.: Henry VI., Pt. 11., iv. 8.

Byron: Childe Harold, iii. 103. lör-Ic-u-lŭs, s. [Dimin. of Mod. Lat. lorius B. Intrans.: To rule, to act as a lord, to domi. 2. That which is taught; teaching, instruction, (q.v.).] Neer, to rule with despotic or arbitrary power. admonition, counsel.

Ornith.: Lorikeet (q. v.). “They had by this possessed the towers of Gath,

lor'-"-ět, 8. (From Mod. Lat. lorius (7); cf. also And lorded over them whom they now serve."

“Most men admire

Virtue, who follow not her lore."

lorikeet.) Milton: Samson Agonistes, 267.

Milton: P. R., i. 483. Ornith. (pl.): The sub-family Platycercinæ (q. v.). fāte, făt, färe, amidst, whãt, fâllfather; wē, wět, hëre, camel, hêr, thêre; pine, pit, sîre, sir, marine; go, pot,

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lõr-1-keēt, s. (A dimin. from lory. (q. v.), on 9. To fail to employ or enjoy properly; to waste, *9. Failure to enjoy, use or employ; the state of analogy with parrakeet from parrot.) to squander; to use unprofitably.

not enjoying or having the benefit of. Ornith.: Loriculus, or Trichoglossus, a genus of “We shall lose our time."-Shakesp.: Tempest, iv.

“For loss of Nestor's golden words." Straight-billed Parrots. Found in India and the

o Malayan Archipelago.

Shakesp.: Rape of Lucrece, 1,420. B. Reflex.: To lose one's way; to wander at ranlõr-1-mēr, "lõr'--nēr, 8. (O. Fr. lormier, from dom; to be bewildered.

*10. The state of being at fault; the state of hav. “So I, in quest of them, lose myself."

ing lost the scent and trace of the game. lorum=a thong, a strap.) A maker of harness, bits,

He cried upon it as the merest loss." bridles, straps, mountings for harness and saddles,

Shakesp.: Comedy of Errors. i. 2. &c.; a saddler.

Shakesp.: Taming of the Shrew. (Induct.) C. Intransitive:

11. Useless application ; waste. ** Edge-toole forgers, lorimers or bitmakers." —Holin. 1. To forfeit anything in contest; not to win; to shed: Deser. Brit., ch.

T (1) To be at a loss: To be embarrassed or uncerv. suffer loss.

tain; to be puzzled. lõ-ri-næ, lor-1-a-næ, 8. pl. [Modern Latin “The losing gamester shakes the box in vain, lor(ius): Lat. fem. pl. adj. suff. -inæ.]

“Not the least transaction of sense and motion in man,

And bleeds, and loses on, in hopes to gain." Ornith.: A sub-family of Psittacidæ. The bill but

Druden: Övid: Art of Love. but philosophers are at a loss to comprehend." --South:

Sermons. slightly curved; the margin of the upper mandible 2. To fail to gain. sinuated; the notch obsolete; the lower mandible 3. To give in, to yield; to suffer by comparison;

(2) To bear a loss: To sustain a loss without giv. slender, aonical, much longer than high; the gopys to fall, to sink; as, to lose in people's estimation.

ing way; to make good a loss. generally straight. (Swainson.) They feed on the 11. To lose one's temper: To be put out; to be *loss'-ful, a. (English loss; -ful(1).] Full of or juices of flowers. They are the most brilliant col- come angry.

causing loss; detrimental, hurtful. ored of toe parrot family, and inhabit the Eastern 2. To lose one's way: To wander from and not be "Aught that might be lossful or prejudicial to us."Archipelago and the South Sea Islands, &c. able to find one's way.

Bp. Hall: Remains, p. 277. *lör-Ing. 8. [LORE (1), s.) Teaching, instruc. 3. To lose sight of:

*loss-lēss, *losse-lesse, a. [Eng. loss; -le88.] (1) Lit.: To cease to see. tion, counsel, admonition.

Free from loss. lor-I-ot. s. (Fr., Prov, auriol; Sp. oriol, from

(2) Fig.: To overlook, to forget ; to pass over; as, to lose sight of a point in an argument.

"They were (upon their oth to returne and become true Lat. aureolus=golden; aurum=gold.)

prisoners) suffered harmelease of bodie, and losselesse of 4. To be lost at sea: To be shipwrecked; to be Ornith.: The Golden Oriole. (ORIOLE.)

furniture, to depart." — Holinshed: Sootland (cont. by drowned.'

Thin), an. 1572. lör-Is, 8. (Native name.)

*lose (2), v. t. [Los, Loos, 8.] To praise. 200l.: A genus of Asiatic slow Lemuroids, family

lost, pa. par. & a. (LOSE (1), v.] .

lôge -2-ble

*lôge'-a-ble, a. [LosABLE.] Nycticebida, containing but a single species. Loris,

A. A8 ra. par.: (See the verb.) or Stenops gracilis, has a meager figure and long,

B. As adjective: lank limbs, with no tail. Color sooty-gray, with lôg'-el. *loz-el, *loz-ell, 8. & a. (From the 1. Parted with; gone out of one's possession; rust-red or tawny hair. Found in the south and same root as lose (1), v.]

missing, strayed; as, a lost book, a lost sheep. East of Ceylon. lör-tig

4. rorrorted, as through anure in a contest or as Mod. Lat from Juri the name of A. As subst.: A worthless fellow: a scoundrel: a the bird in some East Indian languages. ] "lazy vagabond.

a penalty.

"What though the field be lost Ornith. : Lory, the typical genus of the sub-family B. As adj.: Worthless, lazy; good-for-nothing.

All is not lost.

Milton: P. L., i. 106. Lorinæ (q. v.). (LORY (1).]

“Why should you plain that lozel swains refuse you!" 3. Not perceptible to the senses; no longer visible; *lorn, *lorne, pa. par. or a. [LOSE, FORLORN.)

P. Fletcher: Eologue 2. as, land lost to sight. Lost, left, abandoned, forsaken, forlorn, undone. *loş -ěnge, 8. (LOZENGE.]

4. Not employed or enjoyed properly; wasted; *lor -rell, 8. (LOREL.) *lõş -ěn-ģēour, *100s-en-ger, *10s-en-gour, 8.

employed wastefully or ineffectually; squandered.

“He has merit, good-nature, and integrity, that are lor -riě, lõr'-ry, lar'-riě, low-ry, lůr'-ry, 8. (O. Fr. losengier, from losenge=flattery, deceit, from too often lost upon great men."'-Pope: Letters.' (Cf. Prov. Eng. lurry=to drag.] los, Lat. laus=praise; Sp. lisonjero, Ital. lusin

5. Having wandered from the way; having lost 1. A hand-cart used on tramways, in mines, or at ghiero. ) A flatterer, a deceiver, a cajoler. railway stations for carrying coals, ore, or rubbish.

one's way; at fault, bewildered; as, a child lost in Allas! ye lordlynges, many a fals flatour

a wood. 2. A truck or low carriage used for the conveyance

Is in your hous, and many a losengour." of goods.

Chaucer: C. T 16.812. 6. Sunk, buried; deeply t 'gaged. *Gates for the ingress and egress of lurries and wag. *log -ěn-gěr-ie, 8. [LOSENG EQUR.] Flattery,

"And, while the world supposed me lost in care, ons." -Mrs. Carpenter: North and South, vol. i., ch. XV., deceit, cozening.

The joys of angels, un perceived, I share." p. 171

Cowper: Happy Solitude. (Trans.) lõr-u-lum, subst. (Mod. Lat., dimin. of lorum.] children with milk of losengerie."-Chaucer: Persones lost to shame, lost to all sense of honor.

"Flaterers ben the devil's nourices, that nourish his7. Hardened beyond sensibility or recovery; as, (LORE.)

Tale. Bot.: The name given by Acarius to the filament

8. Destroyed, ruined; as, a ship lost at sea. lôg'-ēr. lees-er.s. Eng. lose (1), v.; -er.) One 9. Morally ruined, damned. ous-branched thallus of a lichen.

who loses, is deprived of, or forfeits anything; the 10. Forgotten. lör - (1) (pl. lör-lēg), s. (The native name.] opposite to winner or gainer. .

"All the sons of Adam are by disobedience in a lost con. Ornith.: Eclectus, or Lorius, a genus of Psitta. "Man was by his fault a great loser, and became de- dition."-Barrow: Sermons, vol. 111. ser. 89. cidæ (Parrots), tribe Androglossinæ (Amazon Par- prived of high advantages." -Barrow: Sermons, vol. iii., lost-motion, s. The difference in the motion of . rots). The species inhabit the Melanesian province. ser. 37.

a driver and a driven part, owing to looseness of fit lör -ỹ (2), lour-i, 8. [Louri is the native name.] lõsh, interj. [Prob. a corrupt. of Lord.] An of boxes, the connecting portion, or slip of belt.

Ornithology: The South African name for the exclamation of astonishment, wonder, or surprise. lot. s. [A. S. hlot. hlut. from hleotan=to cast lots : White-crested Plantain-eater, Corythaix muso. 50. (Scotch.)

cogn. with Dut. lot=a lot, loten=to cast lots; Icel. phaga. [PLANTAIN-EATER.)

lôş-ing (1), pr. par., a. & 8. (LOSE (1), v.] hluti=a part, a share, hlutr=a lot, hljóta=to obtain *lor -7-mēr, 8. (LARMIER.)

by lot; Dan. lod=a lot; Sw. lott=a lot, lotta=to A. A3 pr. par.: (See the verb.)

cast lots; Ger. loos = a lot, loosen=to cast lots; *los, 8. (Loos, s.) Praise, renown, fame.

B. As adjective:

Goth. hlauts=a lot; Fr. lot; Ital. lotto.) lôş-a-ble, lôşe'-a-ble, a. (Eng. lose; -able.) 1. Suffering loss, forfeiture, or deprivation.

I. Ordinary Language: That may or can be lost; liable to be lost.

2. Causing loss; attended with loss; as, a losing 1. Fortune or fate assigned to any one; that lõş-ange, s. (LOZENGE.) game. (HAZARD, 8., II.)

which happens to any one without human foresight *lôşe, 8. [Lose, v.) A loss; a giving up.

C. As subst.: The act or state of being deprived or prevision.

of anything; loss. lôse (1), #leese, v. t. & i. (A. S. losian=to be.

"It has been my lot to tread *los'-ing (2), a. (LOSE (2), v.] Flattering, fawn.

Where safety more than pleasure led." come loose, to escape; leósan=to lose (pa. t. leás, ing, deceitful, cozening.

Scott: Lord of the Isles, iii. 13. pa. par. loren), only found in the compound for

lôş:-ing-1ğ, adv. [Eng. losing (1); -ly.) In a leosan=to lose entirely ; cogn, with Dut. liezen, in

2. Anything, as a die, used in determining

chances; anything by which one allows his future comp. verliezen (pa. t. verloor, pa. par. verloren): losing manner; so as to incur loss. Ger. lieren, in comp. verlieren (pa. t. verlor, pa. par. loss (1),, *108, s. [A. S. los=destruction, from

conduct, fate, or portion to be determined. verloren): Goth. liusan, in comp. fraliusan.) leosan=to lose (q. v.).)

“The large domain his greedy sons divide, 1. The act of losing, forfeiting, or being deprived

And each was portioned as the lots decide." A. Transitive:

Pope: Homer's Odyssey xiv. 239. 1. To cease to have possession of, as by accident; of anything.

3. The chance or fortune wbich falls to any one ir to be rid of unintentionally.

"They reached the camp unobserved, and captured it, without the loss of a single man."-Lewis: Cred. Early di

drawing or casting lots. "Take heed yon leese it not, signior." Roman Hist. (1855), ii. 187.

"And the coast of their lot came forth between the Ben Jonson: Every Man Out of his Humor, v. 1. 2. The state of losing or of being deprived of any.

children of Judah and the children of Joseph."-Josk. 2. To be deprived of.

xviii. 11. thing, by forfeiture or deprivation. 3. To forfeit as a penalty, as we speak of Paradise 3. Faiinre to win or gain; as, the loss of a battle. 4. A distinct or separate portion or parcel; as, ! Lost. 4. To suffer diminution or loss of.

4. That which is lost; that which one forfeits or lot of goods, a lot at an auction.

is deprived of; that which one loses by defeat, for- 5. A piece or portion of ground alloted to anyone: "If the salt have lost his savor, wherewith shall it be feiture, or deprivation : as. His losses were heavy. any separate or distinct plot of ground; as, build. salted ?"-Mattheue v. 13.

*5. Hurt, harm, disparagement.

ing lots of ground. 5. To be freed from.

“No loss shall touch her by my company."

6. A considerable quantity; a large amount (of. "E'en Superstition loses every fear."

Shakesp.: Measure for Measure, iii. 1.

re. iii. ten in the plural); as, He has lots of books. Pope: Eloïsa to Abelard, 915. 6. Defeat, ruin, overthrow.

II. Min.: A certain portion or proportion of the 6. To fail to gain; to miss obtaining; not to gain

ore reserved for the lord of the mine for his protec

“Tidings were brought me of your loss." or win; as, to lose a battle.

tion of the miners' privileges. Shakesp.: Henry VI., Pt. mu.. iii.

|(1) To cast lots: To determine an event, or 7. To miss; to wander from; to be separated from. 7. The state of being lost or destroyed; as, the loss settle the shares, portions, or fortunes of persons, "He hath lost his fellows."-Shakesp.: Tempest, i. 2. of a ship at sea.

by the throw of a die or other similar contrivance. & To miss; to fail to enjoy or receive.

*8. The state of being cast off and discarded. I Casting lots, as an appeal to God, was sacred “You have lost much good sport."

That for thy mother's sake art thus exposed to loss." among the Jews, Prov. xvi. 33. It was employed in Shakesp.: As You Like It, i. 2.

Shakesp.: Winter's Tale, iii. 3. the division of the land of Canaan, about 1444 B. C., boll, boy; pout, Jowl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph = f.




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by Joshua (xiv.), and in the election of Matthias 10-toph'-a-ġi, 8. pl. [Gr.=lotus-eaters, from lotus-tree, s. (LOTE-TREE.] the apostle, A. D. 33, Acts i.-Lots for life or death lotos=the lotus, and phagein=to eat.].

loud, *loude, a. & adv. [A. S. hlúd; coga. with have been frequently cast.

Gr. Myth.: The name given to a people who ate of Dut. luid; 0. H. Ger. hlút; Ger. laut=loud; Latin (2) To cast in one's lot with: To share the for- the fruit of the lotus tree, the effect of which was (in)clutus: Gr. klutos=renowned.] tunes of; to connect one's fortunes with.

to make them forget their friends and homes, and (3) To draw lots: To determine an event, or settle to lose all desire of returning to their native land,

A. As adjective: the shares, portions, or fortunes of persons by their only wish being to live in Lotus-land.

I. Literally: drawing a straw or similar article from a number. *10'-tos, s. (Lotus.)

1. Strong or powerful in sound; noisy; striking lot, v. t. (Lot, s.] 18t -ẽ -ỹ, 8. [Eng. lot; -ers; Fr. Loterie.]

the ear with great force. 1. To allot, to assign, to apportion.

"I have observed that the loudest huzzas given to & 2. To divide into lots; to arrange in lots; to cata.

1. The allotmentor disposition of prizes by chance

great inan in a triumph, proceed not from his friends, or lot; the drawing of lots. Lotteries are carried but the rabble."-Pope: Homer's Odyssey. (Post. ) logue; as, to lot goods for a sale.

out by means of a number of tickets drawn at the *3. To give a lot or fortune to; to endow. same time, some of which entitle their owners to

2. Giving out or causing great noise; emitting a *lot-teller, s. A witch; a fortune-teller. prizes, while the rest are blanks. Lotteries are

strong or powerful sound. lot-tree, s.

frequently resorted to for the purpose of raising II. Figuratively:
money for public purposes.

1. Boisterous, stormy, rough.
Bot.: Pyrus aria.
2. A chance, a mere hazard : as, It is all a lottery.

“Make your best haste; and go not 10-tą, s. (Lat. lotus=neat. (McNicoll.)] *3. The prize, lot, or portion which falls to one's

Too far i' the land; 'tis like to be loud weather." share. Ichthy.: A genus of Gadidæ. The chin has one

Shakesp.: Winter's Tale, iii. 3.

“The lottery of my destiny barbel, the upper jaw is longer than the lower; the

2. Making use of high, vehement, or positive lateral line is indistinct: the ventral fins in front of

Bars me the right of voluntary choosing."
Shakesp.: Merchant of Venice, ii. 1.

words; clamorous, noisy. the pectorals and wide apart. Lota vulgaris is the

If lawyer, loud whatever cause he plead, Burbot (q. v.), L. molva, the Ling (q. v.). | lốt'-tô, lốt'-õ, 8. [Ital. Lotto=alot, a lottery; Fr.

But proudest of the worst, if that succeed." loto.] Agame of chance, played in some cases with

Couper: Hope, 201. lõ-tal-ite, s, [Named after Lotala, Finland; a series of balls or knobs, numbered from 1 to 90,

3. Ostentatious, pompous, pretentious, boastful. suff. -ite (Min.).]

with a set of cards or counters having correspondMin.: The same as HEDENBERGITE (g.v.). ing numbers. The balls are put into a revolving

4. Flashy, showy. (Applied to dress or manners.) lote (1), s. [Lotus.] urn, and a certain number allowed to drop out, one

" In a much louder style than is freely patronized on by one. The player who holds a card containing a

this side of the channel."--Carlyle: Life of Sterling, pt. i., lote-bush, s. column of figures, corresponding to the numbers of

ch. ii. Bot.: (LOTE-TREE, 1.]

each of the balls successively dropped, gains the *5. Urgent, pressing, crying. lote-tree, 8.

stakes deposited at the commencement of the game. B. As adv.: In a loud manner, loudly; with great Botany :

10-tūr, s. (Native name.] (See the compound.) noise, voice, or sound. 1. Zizyphus lotus, the fruit of which may have lotur-bark, 8.

"While, bathed in sweat, from fire to fire he flew; been that which gave the name to the ancient Lo Bot.. Che bark of Sumolocos racemosa, a tree be.

And, puffing loud, the roaring bellows blew." tophagi. Claims have been made also in favor or longing to the natural order Styracaceæ, and tound

Pope: Homer's niad xviii. 438 Celtis australis, though it is now believed that Ni.

lond-lunged. a. Having strong lungs, so as to fraria tridentata was the genuine species. Palmer, both hemispheres. It has a bitter aromatic taste, (Tennyson : Sea Dreams, 244.) growing in the tropical and sub-tropical regions of

be able to speak loudly; uttered with a loud voice. evidently referring to this species. says, that its and is used in India as a dyeing material. fruit which is called Nebuk, is a small round berry,

loud-mouthed, a. Talking big; boastful, bragin taste something like the jargonelle pear, and is lo-tür-I-dine, s. (Eng., &c., lotur; Lat. idem)

gart. a great favorite with the Bedawin. It grows freely =the same, and Eng. suff. -ine (Chem.).)

"They, too, like ourselves, are apt to contemn and dis in the Sinaitic peninsula.

Chem.: An alkaloid extracted, together with 2. Diospyros lotus.

loturine, from lotur-bark by means of hot alcohol, men with whom we are dealing."-London Daily Tele. lõte (2), 8. įFr. lote, lotte, from Mod. Latin lota.]

and separated from the latter by its solubility in graph.

potassium thiocyanate. It is an amorphous body loud-voiced, a. Having a loud voice. A fish; the eel-pout. yielding amorphous salts. It is soluble in concen

"Suns, moons, and earths, upon their loud-roiced 10-tě-æ, s. pl. (La :: lot(us); fem. pl. adj. suff. trated nitric and sulphuric acids, forming yellow

spheres, ec.] fluorescent solutions.

Singing in thunder round me."-Byron: Cain, iii. 1. Bot.: A tribe of Papilionacea.

10-tu-rine, s. (English, &c., lotur (bark) ; -ine 1 Obvious compounds: loud-acclaiming, loudSub-tribes: Liparieæ, Genisteæ. Trifolieæ, Indigofereæ, (Chem.).)

echoing, loud-exulting, loud-laughing, loud-resoundPsoralieæ, Galegeæ, Brongniarteæ, and Astragaleæ.

Chem. An alkaloid extracted from the bark of *löte-bš, *lūd-by, 8. [Etym. doubtful.) A Symplocos racemosa by means of hot alcohol. It

*loud'-fti, a. [Eng. loud; -ful(1).] Loud, noisy.

*1600-ft a reng bed-fellow; a concubine.

crystallizes in efflorescent crystals, soluble in alcoloth, a. (LOATH.]

hol, ether, chloroform, and acetone; insoluble in loud'-19, adv. [Eng. loud; -ly.)

water, ammonia, caustic soda,, and potassium 1. In a loud manner or voice, noisily, clamorously, 1. Unwilling, averse, reluctant, disinclined. thiocyanate. It melts at 234', and sublimes, form- with great noise.

*2. Loathsome, disagreeable, odious, unpleas- ing colorless prisms. Its solution in dilute acids 2. Vehemently, clamorously.
exhibits a fluorescence brighter than thatof quinine

“To the royal office, and the royal person, they loudly 10-tha-rl-o, 8. (From the name of one of the

suphate. Loturine forms well-crystallized salts. and sincerely professed the strongest attachment." characters in Rowe's Fair Penitent.) A libertine;

The hydrochloride, which is soluble in water and Macaulay: Hist. Eng. ch. ii.

tine; alcohol, forms double salts with the chlorides of a gay deceiver; a seducer of women.

3. Showily, flashily; as, to be loudly dressed. platinum, gold, and mercury. The hydriodide (slang) *loth-fúi, a. (Eng. loth; ful(l). ) Loathsome. forms a double salt with the iodide of mercury. loth-1š, a. & adv. (Eng. loth; -ly.)

The tannate is an amorphous powder. [LOTUR loud'-ness, 8. [Eng. loud; -ness.]

1. The quality or state of being loud, or causing A. As adj.: Loathsome.

lõ-tŭs, 10-tos, s. Lat. lotus, lotos: Gr. lötos= great noise or sound; voisiness; as, the loudness of B. As adv.: With reluctance; reluctantly, un. (1) the Egyptian water-lily, Nelumbium speciosum: a clap. of thunder. willingly. (Scott: Don Roderick, v.) (2) the lotus-tree, Zisyphus lotus, &c.]

2. Clamorousness, clamor, vehemence, uproar. 10-tion, 8. Lat. lotio=a washing, from lotus. 1. Ord. Lang. & Myth.: Nelumbium speciosum, “The prayers took their price and strength, pa. par. of lavo=to wash; Fr. lotion; Sp. locion.] a Water-lily represented on the Egyptian monu

Not from the loudness nor the length." ments and on those of India. It is the Egyptian

Crashaw: Epitaph on Mr. Ashton, I. Ordinary Language: bean of Pythagoras. [NELUMBIUM.]

3. Ostentation, showiness, flashiness, pompous1. The act of washing; espec., a washing of the 2. Bot.: Bird's-foot Trefoil. The typical genus of ness. (Slang.) some preparation for the purpose of makthe papilionaceous tribe Lotex (q. v.). The calyx

(ah. ch gut ural), subst.

lock.) ing or keeping it fair.

is five-toothed, the teeth nearly equal, the keel Loch.) 2. A preparation or cosmetic applied to certain ascending much acuminate, the

1. Ord. Lang.: A loch, a lake. parts of the body, as the face or hands, for the pur- legume cylindrical, somewhat

2. Mining: A natural opening in the mine lined pose of making or keeping the skin fair. spongy within, and imperfectly

with bunches and knobs of ore. II. Phar.: A liquid, generally pure water, hold. many celled. Fifty species are

lough-diver, s. ing in solution a medicinal agent, and which is known. applied to some part of the body, to wash a part “Eating the lotos day by day."

Ornith.: Mergus albellus, the Smew. morbidly affected with the view of cleansing it,

Tennyson: Lotos-Eaters, 105.

*lough, pret. of v. (LOUGH, v.] relieving pain, stimulating cutaneous action, &c. 3. Architecture: An ornament fre

log:-Is d'or, (s silent), s. (Fr.=a louis of gold.) There are many kinds of lotion employed. They quently seen on the capitals of

A French gold coin, issued first by Louis XIII., in take their names either from their chief constitu- Egyptian columns. It resembles

1640, and discontinued in 1705. Its value varied at ent, or from the purpose for which they are used; the present white lily of Egypt, or

different times from $4.14 to $4.69. as, iodine lotion, anodyne lotion.

yet more closely Nelumbium speSometimes the term lotion is restricted to a

Log-is-i-ăn -a, 8. Named in honor of Louis XIV. ciosum, now extinct. liquid applied to the face, one used on the body T The European Lotus is Dios

of France. Called the “Creole State." Purchased being called an embrocation (q. v.). pyros lotus, apd the Indian Lotus Lotus.

by United States, 1803, for $15,000,000. Louisiana

admitted as a State under present name, April 8, lo'-to (1), 8. [Hind.) A polished brass pot used Nymphæa pubescens. (NYMPHÆA.]

1812. First sugar cane cultivated in United States for cooking, drinking, and drawing water.

lotus-berry, s.

near New Orleans 1751. First sugar mill 1758. First 1õt-ő (2), 8. (Lotto.]

Bot.: Byrsonima coriacea.

shipment of cotton abroad 1784. Seceded January

21. 1861. Some fighting on the river between boats 10-to-no-nid --æ, 8. pl. [Mod. Lat. lotononis, lotus-eater, lotos-eater, 8. One of the Loto

and forts. New Orleans captured May 1, 1862. In genit. lotononid(is); Lat. fem. pl. adj. suff. -eæ.] phagi (q. v.). Hence, one who gives himself up to

June, 1868, State reontered Union. In the war with Bot . A family of Loteæ, sub-tribe Genisteæ. pleasure-seeking and ease.

England the State made a glorions record, and at 10-to-no-nis, 8. (Lat. lot(us), and ononis=the “The mild-eyed, melancholy lotos-eaters came.".

"The mild-eyed, melancholy lotos-eaters came." the battle of New Orleans, January 2, 1815, humili. tall rest-harrow, Ononis antiquorum.]

Tennyson: Lotos-Eaters, 27. ated the British and ended the war. Educational Bot.: The typical genus of the family Lotono- lotus-land, lotos-land, 8. The country of the facilities average. Climate: Temperature ranges nidex (q. v.).

Lotophagi (q. v.). (Tennyson: Lotos-Eaters, 154.) from 44 to 100®, average summer 81°, winter 55 fate, făt, färe, amidst, whãt fâll, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, bēr, thêre; pine, pit, sïre, sir, marine; gó, pot,

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