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Rainfall 57 inches, chiefly in spring and summer. loup-the-dyke, a. Giddy, unsettled, runaway. lout-Ish, *10wt-Ish, a. (Eng. lout; -ish.] Like, Summers long and occasionally hot. Health aver (Scotch.)

a lout; clownish, awkward, rude. age. Actual death-rate lower than in many northern sections. Occasional yellow fever in the cities.

lôup-ga-rôu', 8. (Fr., a pleonastic form, in "This loutish clown is such that you never saw so ill.

which the first element is repeated in the second: favored a visar."-Sidney: Arcadia, bk. i. 10ů -Is-ite, subst. (Named by Honeymann after loup=a wolf, and garou, from Low Lat. gerulphus lout'-Ish-19, adv. (Eng. loutish; -ly.) In a loutH. Louis, wbo analyzed it; suff. -ite (Min.).) =a' werewolf. (Littré.)] A werewolf, a lycan- ish, awkward, or clownish manner; like a luut. Min.: A mineral of leek-green color, transparent,

thrope. (Tylor: Prim. Cult., i. 315.) glassy; streak, white; fracture, splintery. Hard

lout-Ish-ně88, 8. [English loutish; ness.] The ness, 6'1; specitic gravity, 2:41. Composition: loup'-ing, pr. pur. or a. (LOUP, v.]

quality or state of being loutish; clownishness, Silica, 63-74; alumina, 0-57; protoxide of iron, 1:25; louping-ill, 8. A disease among sheep, causing

awkwardness, rudeness. lime, 17-27 ; magnesia, 0-38; potash, 3:38; soda, 0-08; them to spring up and down when moving forward;

lôu'-vēr, *lôuvre, *100-vēr, *lov-er, s. (O. Fr. water, 12-96. the lea ping-evil. (Scotch.)

louvert, for l'ouvert=the open (space), from le (art.) Louis Quatorze (as LÔ -ě- ka-torz'), 8.. [Fr.

=the, and ouvert, pa. par. of auvrir=to open.)

louping-on stane, 8. A stepping-stone, or a flight =Louis XIV. The name given to a meretricious of stone steps to assist one in getting on horseback:

Architecture: style of architecture and internal decoration which

1. A turret on a roof for the escape of smoke or a horse-block. prerailed in France in the reign of Louis XIV. It

steam; a lantern. was marked by a deterioration of taste, the natural lour, v. i. (LOWER (2), v.]

2. Sloping boards overlapping each other, with a laws of architecture being more and more neglected,

space between for ventilation ; also called luffer

*lôur-dane, *lôur-den, 8. [LURDANE.] and replaced by certain conventional rules for the

boarding, louvre or luffer window or work. application of the Roman columnar orders. The lôure, lôuvre, 8. (Fr.)

"They were soon after found dead in the dove-cote, principal architect of this style was Jules Hardouin Mus.: A dance adapted to an air called “L'aim

famished for want of food, and unable to fly up perMansard, by whom were built the palaces of Ver- able vainqueur,' said to have been a favorite of

pendicularly, and so out at the lover."--Fuller: Worthits; sailles (1611-1708), Marly, the Grande Maison, and Louis XIV. Some authors, however, consider it to

Northamptonshire. also the Invalides at Paris. The windows are have been a kind of jig, or a waltz. The name is,

| The Louvre, in Paris, issaid to have been a larger, the rooms more lofty, than in the preceding perhaps, derived from the word lourer, to bind notes

royal residence in the reign of Dagobert, 628. It was period, and in everything there was a striving after together, to slide.

a prison-tower constructed by Philippe Augustus in pomp and sumptuousness. In internal decorations

1204. It afterwards became a library, and Charles mirrors were freely introduced, and may be said to louse, s. [A. S. lús.]

VI. made it his palace (about 1364). The new buildbecome a distinctive feature of interiors. Gilt 1. Ord. Lang. & Zool.: The genus Pediculus. The ings, begun by Francis I. in 1528, were enlarged and stacco-work was largely used, the scroll and shell sexes of lice are distinct. The female is oviparous, adorned by several successive kings, more particpatterns being the characteristic features of orna- producing eggs, popularly called nits. The young ularly Louis XIV. Napoleon I. turned it into a mental decoration, the panels being formed by are hatched in five or six days, and in eighteen these museum, and deposited in it the finest collection of chains of scrolls, concave and convex alternately, are capable of reproduction. Three species are paintings, statues, and treasures of art known in but symmetry of arrangement was largely neglected. parasitic in certain circumstances on man. The the world. The chief of those brought from Italy Louis Quinze (as LÔ -ě kanz), 8. (Fr.= Louis Body or Clothes Louse, Pediculus corporis or vesti. have

Vus vouse, rediculus corporis or vesti- have since been restored to the rightful 6. The name sometimes given to the style of mentorum; the Head or Common Louse, P.capitis; The magnificent buildings of the new Louvre, begud architecture and internal ornamentation prevailing and the Pubic or Crab Louse, P. pubis. The first by Napoleon I. and completed by Napoleon III.. were in France during the reign of Louis XV. It is often species lives in the folds of the clothing in some inaugurated by the latter in great state. Aug. 14. known under the designation Rococo (q. v.). Inter- elderly and uncleanly people. It has the abdomen 1857. The library was destroyed and other buildpal arrangement and decoration are the main char- three times as broad as the thorax. It is the insect ings much injured by the communists, May, 1871. acteristics of the style of this period, and in this which produces the disease called Phthiriasis (q.v.), louvre-boards. luffer-boards. lever-boards. direction the best results were doubtless obtained. unless the agent in this case be a fourth species subst. pl. Large and lofty rooms, as well as scope for display. P. tabescentium. were indispensable; consequently this style of ein

2. Script.: The third plague of Egypt was an window to exclude rain, while admitting the pas.

Arch. : Sloping boards or bars placed across a bellishment was most happily carried out in state immense numpa

Ivanrried out in state immense multiplication of Heb. kinnim, kinnom, sage of sound.lon vres. apartments, especially in princely castles and pale kinnam, in the Bible rendered "lice." (Exod.

viii. 16-18; Ps. cv. 31.) What insect is intended has aces, and the mansions of the aristocracy.There

louvre-window, 8. was the greatest freedom in the treatment of archi. been much debated, some pronouncing for the louse, Arch.: A window in a tectural forms, to the disregard of all laws, and others for the gnat.

church tower or belfry, free scope was given to the most fantastic combina

icon the most fantastic combina. | Bird Lice constitute the o tions. Curved lines superseded all straight lines Plant Lice is the ordinary English name for Aphides. boards (q. v.). both in ground plans and in designs, wbile the most louse-bur, 8.

10V-2-ble, a. (English ordinary and characteristic embellishments were Bot.: Xanthium strumarium.

lov(e); -able.). Worthy or Tolutes, shell-fish and scrolls, groups of fruit, gar

deserving of being loved; lands of flowers, hangings, &c.

louse-běr-rý, s. (Eng. louse, and berry.] (See amiable. loun, lound, a. [Icel. logn; Sw. lugn.) Calm. the compound.)

"And whiche been hool and low and sbeltered, still, tranquil.

louseberry-tree, 8.

sooth and chast & rightwys,

and lovable to yhe."-Wyolite: loun, s. (Loox.)

Bot.: A name for Euonymus europæus.

Laodisensis, p. 100. loun - děr, r. t. [Cf. Icel. hlaunn=the buttocks.) louse'-wort, 8. (Eng. louse, and wort.)

10v-age, love'-age (age To beat severely, to flog.

Bot.: The genus Pedicularis (q. v.). The Marsh as ig), *love-ach, *liv-ish, loun-děr, 8. (LOUNDER, v.] A severe, stunning Lousewort is Pedicularis palustris; the Pasture 8. (By corrup. from 0. Fr. blow. Lousewort P. sylvatica.

leveshe (Fr. livèche), liuo *10un'-der-ēr, . (Etym. doubtful.] An idler, a louse, v. t. (LOUSE, 8.) To clean or clear from eache, luvesche, from Lat. vagabond.

levisticum, altered from Louvre-window. loun -der-ing, s. (LOUNDER, v.] A severe beat.

ligusticum (q. v.)=a plant “You sat and lous'd him all the sunshine day."

indigenous to Liguria, a country of Cisalpine

Swift: A Pastoral Dialogue. ing or flogging

Gaul; Ligusticus = pertaining to Liguria ; Port. lounge, v. i. (A corrupt. of Mid. Eng. lungis=

a louş'-1-1ý, adv. (Eng. lousy ; -ly.) In a lousy levistico; Ital. levistico, libistico.] drowsy or dreamy fellow (Kersey); from 0. Fr. manner; meanly, paltrily, scurvily.

1. Ord. Lang.: An aromatic drink prepared longis=a drowsy, awkward fellow; from Lat. lon

louş:-1-něss, 8. [Eng. lousy ; -ness.] The quality from the plant. gus= long.)

1. To idle about, to loll or dawdle, to move lazily. or state of being lousy or abounding with lice. II. Botany. “You who have lounged about to so good purpose.”—

Trees (especially fruit-bearers) are infested with the 1. The genus Ligusticum (q. v.). Scottish lovage

measles--to this commonly succeeds lousiness."-Evelyn: Lounger, No. viii.

Lu ninominum Sylva, II. vii. 6. 2. To loll or recline lazily; as, to lounge on a sofa. lous-ỹ, *lowg-le, a. [Eng. lonus(e); -.].

2. Achillea ligustica. lounge (1), 8. (LOUNGE, v.]

love, *lov-i-en, *luv-1-en, *lov-en, v. t. & i. 1. Over-run with lice; abounding or infested with A. s. lufigan, Tufian, from lufú=love (q. v.); O. H. 1. The act of lounging, strolling, or idling about. lice. 2. The act of lolling or reclining lazily.

Ger. liuban, liupan; Ger. lieben; Dut. lieven.

"Sweetbriar and gooseberry are only lousy in dry times 3. A place where idlers or loungers resort. or very hot places." -Mortimer: Husbandry,

A. Transitive: "Whose shop served as a fashionable lounge.”-Miss 2. Extremely low, mean, or contemptible.

1 To regard with strong feelings of affection, Edgeporth: Almeria, p. 278.

combined with gratitude; to feel devotion toward.

I pray you now, remembrance to-morrow on the lousy 4. A couch or sofa with a back and one end.

knave, mine host." - Shakesp.: Merry Wives of Windsor, "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, Clayton threw himself on a lounge by the open door." iii. 3.

and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind."--Matthew -Mrs. Beecher Stowe: Dred, ch. xii.

Xxii. 37.

lout, *10wt, 8. [LOUT, v.] An awkward fellow, lounge (2), 8. (LUNGE.] a clown, a bumpkin.

2. To regard with feelings of tender affection, as

one sex toward the other; to be in love with. loun'-ģēr, s. [Eng. lounge, v.; -er.) One who "This lout, as he exceeds our lords, the odds

Is, that we scarce are men, and you are gods."

“ Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the church." lounges or idles about; an idler, a lazy fellow.

Shakesp.: Cymbeline, v. 2.

Ephesians v. 25. “They naturally became beggars and loungers."-Macaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. xiv.

lout, *10wt, *lowte, v. i. & t. [A. S. lútan=to 3. To regard with the affection of a friend. loung -ing, a. (LOUNGE, v.)

stoop ; cogn, with Icel. lúta=to buw down ; lútrs 4. To be pleased with; to like; to delight in.

bent, stooping; Sw. luta=to lean; Dan. lude=to " His rider loved not speed."-Shakesp.: Sonnet 8. 1. Idling or dawdling about.

stoop.] 2. Pertaining to or characteristic of a lounger.

*5. To treat well; to be kind to; to be favorable A. Intrans.: To bend, to bow, to stoop.

to. "(He) threw himself on a sofa in the lounging manner

“Kynewolf, of the kynred of Adelardes blode,

" True Thomas, he pulled off his cap. of a man perfectly at home."-Irving: Goldsmith, ch. III.

And louted low down to his knee."

A while lufed the Inglis, & wele with tham stode." 16up, v. i. (LEAP, LOPE, 8.)

Scott: Thomas the Rhymer, i.

Robert de Brunne, p. 9. 1. To leap. *B. Trans.: To treat as a lout; to make a fool of.

B. Intransitive: «But it's just the laird's command, and the loon maun

“I am lowted by a traitor villain,

1. To entertain feelings of affection toward others; loup."-Scott: Rob Roy, ch. xvi.

And cannot help the noble chevalier."

to bo affectionate and kind. 2. To give way, to break. (Said of frost.)

Shakesp.: Henry VI., Pt. I., iv. 3. "He that loveth not knoweth not God."-1 John iv. 8. boll, boy; pout, Jowl; cat, çell, chorus, chinbench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, ezist. ph = f.



der sullend hope, normatired by time


2. To be tenderly affected toward another of the ardor; friendship is remarkable for firmness and love-god, 8. The god of love; Cupid.
opposite sex; to be in love.

constancy. Both love and friendship are gratified “ The little love-god lying once asleep,
"She cannot choose but love."
by seeking the good of the object; but love is more

Laid by his side his heart-inflaming brand."
Shakesp.: Venus and Adonis, 79. selfish in its nature than friendship. As love is a

Shakesp.: Sonnet 154 passion it has all the errors attendant upon passion; 3. To be tenderly attached to each other; to love

love-grass, 6. each other. but friendship, which is an affection tempered by

Bot.: Megastachya eragrostis. It grows in Italy reason, is exempt from every such exceptionable “Never two ladies loved as they do."

quality. Love is blind to the faults of the object of love-in-a-mist, love-in-a-puzzle, 8. Shakesp.: As You Like It, i. 1.

its devotion: it adores, it idolizes, it is fond, it is Bot.: Nigella damascena. 4. To be pleased; to feel pleasure.

foolish: friendship sees faults, and strives to cor T West Indian Love-in-a-Mist. “He loved also to walk these meadows." —Bunyan: Pila rec

rect them; itaims to render the object more worthy Bot.: Passiflora fætida. grim's Progress, pt. ii. of esteem and regard. (Crabb: Eng. Synon.)

love-in-idleness, 8. love, 8. [A. S. lufu; cogn. with Ger. liebe: 0. H. 9. (1), A labor of love: Any work or task done

Bot.: Viola tricolor.
Ger. liupa. liupi: Russ. liobov=love: Sansc. lobha willingly and without expectation of reward, either
=covetousness. Allied to lief (q.v.).]

from fondness for the work itself or from love for “ Yet mark'd I where the bolt of Capid fell:
the person for whom it is done.

It fell upon a little western flower
I. Ordinary Language:
(2) To make love to: To court, to woo.

Before, milk-white; now, purple with love's wound1. A strong feeling of affection, combined with

Demetrius, I'll avouch it to his head,

And maidens call it, love-in-idleness." gratitude and reverence.

Shakesp.: Midsummer Night's Dream, il 2

Made love to Nedar's daughter Helena." "For this is the love of God, that we keep his com

Shakesp.: Midsummer Night's Dream, i. 1. *love-juice, 8. A juice producing or supposed mandments."-1 John v. 3.

(3) To play for love: To play a game without any to produce love. 2. Devoted attachment to a person of the opposite stake depending..

“ Hast thou yet latch'd the Athenian's eyes *(4) of all loves: A kind of adjuration; by all With the love-juice, as I did bid thee do?" sex.

Shakesp.: Midsummer Night's Dream, iii. 2. “Yes-it was love-if thoughts of tenderness,

means. Tried in temptation, strengthened by distress,

He desires you, of all loves, to make po more noise."- love-knot, *love-knotte, 8. A koot or compli. Unmoved by absence, firm in every clime, Shakesp.: Othello, iii. 1.

cated figure, supposed or intended to represent And yet-oh, more than all kuntired by time;

I Love forms the first element in many com

affection or mutual attachment. Which nor defeated hope, nor baffled wile,

pounds, the meanings of which are generally obvi- *love-lass, s. A sweetheart. Could render sullen, were she near to smile;

ous; as, love-darting, love-devouring, love-killing, Nor rage could fire, nor sickness fret to vent

love-letter, s. A letter written by one lover to love-kindling, love-language, love-linked, love-poem, ar On her one murmur of his discontent:

another; a letter professing love. Which still would meet with joy, with calmness part, love-sigh, love-song, love-tale, love-thought. love.

Have I escaped love-letters in the holyday time of my Lest that his look of grief should reach her heart : wounded, dc.

beauty, and am I now a subject for them."-Shakesp.: Which nought removed, nor menaced to remove- * love-apple, 8.

Trco Gentlemen of Verona, iii. 1.
If there be love in mortals--this was love!"

Bot.: A popular English name for the tomato
Byron: Corsair, i. 12.

love-lies-a-bleeding, s.
(Lycopersicum esculentum).
3. Strong attachment, liking, or inclination;

Bot.: Amaranthus caudatus. fondness of or for anything.

*love-bed, s. A bed for the indulgence of lust.

. *love-line, 8. A verse or letter of courtship; a 4. Courtship; in the phrase to make love=to court, love-birds, 8. pl.

love-letter. to woo.

Ornith.: The genus Agapornis (soparated from *love-lock. 8. A curl or lock of hair worn by “Demetrius

Psittacula by Jardine and Selby), family Psitta men in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.: a lock Made love to Nedar's daughter Helena,

cidæ, sub-family Androglossinæ. Habitat, the Me or curl hanging prominently. And won her soul."

lanesian and Australian provinces. Their popular Shakesp.: Midsummer Night's Dream, i. 1.

“It was a sin to hang garlands on a Maypole, to drink name has reference to the affection the male dis5. Tenderness; parental care. plays toward the female, whether caged or wild.

a friend's health, to fly a hawk, to hunt a stag, to play at

chess, to wear love-locks, to put starch into a ruff, to touch “No religion that ever was, so fully represents the good. The furcula is wanting, and its place supplied by a

the virginals, to read the Fairy Queen." -Macaulay: Hist. aess of God and His tender love to mankind."--Tillotson. ligament.

Eng., ch. i. 6. A person in love; a lover. *love-book, s. A book treating of love.

love-lorn, a. Forsaken by one's love; jilted, de "Like true, inseparable, faithful loves."

"On a love-book pray for my success."

Shakesp.: King John, iii. 4.
Shakesp.: Two Gentlemen of Verona, i. 1.

"Some love-lorn Fay she might have been." 7. That which is loved; the object of one's affec *love-born, a. Born of or springing from love.

Scott: Marm ion, vi. 3. tions; a sweetheart.

“Let mutual joys our mutual trust combine,

love-lornness, 8. The state of being love-lorn. One way or other, she is for a king :

And love, and love-born confidence, be thine."

" That fair Gostanza, who in her love-lornness desired And she shall be my love, or else my queen."

Pope: Homer's Odyssey, x. 398.

to live no longer."-G, Eliot: Romola, ch. lxi. Shakesp.: Henry VI., Pt. 11., iii. 2. *love-broker, s. One who acts as an agent or love-making. s. Courtship, wooing; the paying 8. Used as a term of endearment. go-between for lovers; a procurer.

of one's addresses to a lady. “Farewell ! I will omit no opportunity

love-charm. s. A charm by which love was "The laughter with which his lore-making was ro That may convey my greetings, love, to thee." supposed to be excited. [PHILTER. I

ceived."- Athenæum, Oct. 15, 1881, p. 490. Shakesp.: Romeo and Juliet, iii. 5. love-child, s. A euphemism common for a child love-match, 8. A match or marriage entered *9. A kindness; a favor done. born out of wedlock.

into for love alone. “What good love may I perform to you ?” *love-day, 8. .

*love-news, 8. A communication from one ben Shakesp.: King John, iv. 1.

1. A day appointed for the settlement of quarrels loved. " 10. A state of favor, friendship, goodwill, or close and differences.

love-passage, 8. A flirtation. intimacy.

** Come, if the emperor's court can feast two brides,

“The stories represented were generally mythological, “God brought Daniel into favor and tender love with You are my guest, Lavinia, and your friends:

very usually love-passages of the gods and heroes." the prince."-Daniel, i. 9.

This day shall be a love-day, Tamora."

Tylor: Early Hist. Mankind, ch. iii. 11. A representation or personification of love;

Shakesp.: Titus Andronicus, i. 2.

*love-prate, 8. Idle talk about love. ased

2. A day when one neighbor helps another with (1) Of Cupid, the god of love.

You have simply misused our sex in your love-prate." out hire. (Wharton.)

-Shakesp.: As You Like It, iv. 1. (2) Of Venus, the goddess of love. love-ditty, 8. A song of love.

*love-rhyme, s. Erotic poetry in rhymes. "She's Love, she loves, and yet she is not loved."

“The stock-dove unalarm'd

“Regent of love-rhymes, lord of folded arms." Shakesp., Venus and Adonis, 610. Sits cooing in the pine-tree, nor suspends

Shakesp.: Lore's Labor's Lost, iii. 1 (3) A Cupid; a picture or statue representing

His long love-ditty for my near approach." Love.

Couper: Task, vi. 309. *love-rite, 8. The actions of marital love. “Such was his form, as painters, when they show *love-drink, *love-drinke, s. A love-charm, a "Then instant his fair spouse Ulysses led Their utmost art, on naked loves bestow." philter (q. v.).'

To the chaste love-rites of the nuptial bed." Dryden: Cinyras and Myrrha,

Pope: Homer's Odyssey, xiii. 318. love-favor, 8. Something worn in token of love; *12. A kind of thin silk stuff.

a favor.

or ove; love-scene, 8. A scene or passage in a norel or “ This leaf held near the eye, and obverted to the light,

play, the subject of which is a meeting of lovers.

love-feasts, 8. pl. appeared so full of pores, with such a transparency as 1. PAGAPE.)

"The love-scenes are frigid, tawdry, and disgusting." that of a sieve, a piece of cypress, or los hood." -Boyle:

Goldsmith: On Polite Learning, ch. xii.

2. Religious meetings held quarterly by the On Colors.

Wesleyan and other sects owing their origin directly

potle *love-secret, s. A secret between lovers. II. Technically:

or indirectly to the labors of Wesley. None but flove-shaft, s. A shaft of love; specif., Cupid's 1. Bot.: Clematis vitalba.

members of the church are admitted, except by the arrow. 2. Games: permission of the minister. Love-feasts are retained

“Some early love-shaft grazed his heart, (1) A term used to express that no points have in avowed imitation of the ancient Agape

And oft the soar will ache and smart." been scored on one side.

Soott: Rokeby, iii. 29. *love-feat, s. A deed or feat prompted by love. love-sick, a. «_won the match by two sets to love."-Field, Oct.

love-flower, 8. 27, 1883.

1. Languishing in love or amorous desire. *(2) A kind of game in which one player holds up Bot.: The genus Agapanthus.

« There might the love-sick maiden sit, and cbide one or more fingers, and the other, without looking love-game, 8. A game in which one side scores The insuperable rocks and severing tide." guesses at the number. no points. (LOVE, 8., B.)

Wordsworth: Descriptive Sketches, | Love subsists between members of the same "Tompkins then secured a love-game; but Mr. Slack 2. Composed by one languishing in love: express. family ; it springs out of their natural relationship, won the next, and games all' was, again called, and ive of languishing love; as, a and is kept alive by their close intercourse and con

vantage, which Tompkins won, and the other two games love-sickness, s. Sickness or languishing arisstantinterchange of kindnesses: friendship excludes falling to him, he consequently won the match by three

ing from love or amorous desire. the idea of any tender and natural relationship: sets to love."--Field, October 21, 1883. nor is it, like love, to be found in children, but is love-gift, s. Anything given as a pledge or token love-spell, 8. The same as LOVE-CHARM (q. v.). confined to maturer years; it is formed by time, by of love.

tlove-spring, s. The beginnings of love. circumstances, by congruity of character, and sym- "Was not the mere sound of his name like a love-gift "Shall even in the spring of love thy love-springs rot." pathy of sentiment. Love always operates with that bade me remember?"-Lytton: Rienzi, bk. i, ch. iv.

Shakesp.: Comedy of Errors, iii. 2 fate, făt, färe, amidst, whát, fâli, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, hêr, thêre; pine, pit, sire, sir, marine; go, pot,



Low-Churchman tlove-suit, s. Courtship; paying of addresses 2. One who is in nove with one of the opposite sex. 12. Physically weak; as, He is in a very low conto a lady. (Used in the singular only of the man, but in the dition.

13. Depressed in condition; in a state of humili. love-token, s. A present given in token of love. plural applied to both sexes.)

Into a studie he fell sodenly,

ation and subjection. * Thoa, thou, Lysander, thou hast given hor rhymes,

As don these lovers in hire queinte geres."

"Misery is trodden on by many And interchanged love-tokens with my child."

Chaucer: C. 1., 1,586.

And being low never relieved by any." Shakesp.: Midsummer Night's Dream, i. 1. 3. One who has a liking for anything; one who

Shakesp.: Venus and Adonis, 708. *love-toy, 8. A small present from a lover. takes pleasure or delight in anything.

14. Humble, reverent. “Ha, this amorous gentleman presented himself with "The Revolution showed them (the Tories] to have

“With a lour, submissive reverence." any lore-toys, such as gold snuff boxes!"-Arbuthnot & been ... lovers of liberty, but greater lovers of mon.

Shakesp.: Taming of the Shrew. (Induct.) Pope: Martin Seriblerus. archy."-Hume: Essays, pt. i., ess. 9.

15. In a humble or mean rank or position. love-tree, s. *10v-éred, a. (Eng. lover, a.; -ed.] Having a

“Too loro a minister for so high a servant." Bot.: Cercis siliquastrum. lover; beloved. .

Shakesp.: Two Gentlemen of Verona, ii. 4. “Who, young and simple, would not be so lover'df" *love-trick, s. The art of expressing love.

Shakesp.. Lover's Complaint, 320. 16. Humble, mean love-verse, 8. A love-song. *10V-ēr-Ň, s. [LoUvER.) A louver; a bell-tower.

“An unambitious mind, content

In the low vale of life." Cowper: Task, iv. 799. *love-worth, a. Worthy or deserving of being “Whose shrill saints' bell hangs on his lovery." loved.

Bp. Hall: Satires, bk. v., sat. 1. 17. Mean, base, abject, dishonorable, unprinci. loved, pa. par. or a. [Love, v.] Beloved, dear. love-some, *luf-som, *luf-sum. *love-som, a. pled; as, a low fellow. . [A. S. lufsum, from lufu=love.] Lovely, lovable.

18. Frequented by disreputable characters. * Let me but stay to die with thee

"An absurd tragi-comedy. .. which was acted And I will bless thy loved name."

“The Springtime bubbled in his throat,

at some low theater.”-Macaulay: Hist. Eng.. ch. xii. Moore: Fire-Worshipers.

The sweet sky seemed not far above,
And young and lovesome came the noto-

19. Characterized by meanness, baseness, or want loved-one, 8. A beloved or dear one.

Ah, thine is Youth and Love!"

of principle. “Their parents' hope, and the loved ones of heaven." William Watson: The First Skylarl of Spring (1894). 20. Not exalted in thought, sentiment, or diction; Longfellow: Children of the Lord's Supper. lov'-Ing, pr. par., a. & 8. (Love, v.]

not sublime. *Iồv-eē, s. [Eng. lovíe); -ee.] The person loved. A. As pr. par.: (See the verb.)

"He has not so many thoughts that are low and vul. a The lover and lovee make generally the happiest

gar."- Addison.

B. As adjective: couple."- Richardson: Sir C. Grandison, vi. 47.

21. Obscene, coarse, vulgar; as, low language. 1. Devotedly attached; entertaining strong feel. *10ve-fall, a. (Eng. love ; .full.] Full of love. ings of affection ; affectionate, devoted.

22. Plain, simple, not rich; as, a low diet.

23. Feeble, weak, having little vital energy; as, "The lovefull choice “His loving breast thy pillow."

He is in a low state of health. Of sacred wedlock's secret binding band."

Shakesp.: Titus Andronicus, v. 3.

24. Gentle; not strong or high ; as, The wind is Sylvester: The Colonies, 505.

2. Expressive of love, affection, or kindness; as, low. love-lèss, a. (Eng. love ; -less.) a loving word.

25. Inclined to the Low Church. 1. Destitute or void of love, tenderness, affection, C. As subst.: The act or state of entertaining 26. Quiet; subdued in tone. (Said of a picture or or kindness.

strong feelings of affection; devotion, love, affec- color.) “For the loving worm within its clod tion.

II. Bot.: Small in stature when compared, not Were diviner than a loveless god."

"For she taught all the craft of trewe loving." with plants in general, but with that particular R. Browning: Christmas Eve, v.

Chaucer: Legend of Good Women. (Prol.) genus. A tree twenty feet high may be low, if the 2. Xot attracting love.

loving-cup, s. A large cup, usually with two or rest of the genus be forty or fifty feet high. 3. Not loved; unloved.

three handles, containing wine or other liquor, B. As adverb: “So goth the wretche loveless

passed round from guest to guest at ceremonial1. Not on high ; not aloft ; near the ground, as a Beiaped for his scarsitee."

banquets. Gower: C. A., bk. v.

bird; especially, in composition, as low-roofed, low

loving-kindness, s. Tender regard; tenderness, bung. love-11-1ğ, adv. (Eng. lovely; -ly.] kindness, mercy.

2. Deeply, 1. In a lovely manner; in a manner to excito love; “My loving-kindness will I not utterly take from him."

"The homely villain courtsies to her loro." -Psalms lxxxix. 33. emiably.

Shakesp.: Rape of Lucrece, 1,838. 2. In a manner to excite admiration.

10V-Ing-1g, *10v-inge-lye, adv. (English lov. 3. Under the usual price or rate; at a low price; "So lovelily the morning shone."

ing: -ly.) With love, affection, or tenderness; as, to sell corn low, Byron: Bride of Abydos, i. 8.

4. Not loudly or noisily; gently, quietly

""Twere vain to guess what shook the pious man, love-11-něss, 8. [Eng. lovely; -ness.]

“Just as the god directs, now loud, now low, Who look'd not lovingly on that Divan."

They raise a tempest, or they gently blow." 1. The quality or state of being lovely, or exciting

Byron: Corsair, ii. 4.

Pope: Homer's Niad, xviii. 543. love; amiableness.

10V-Ing-něss, 8. [English loving: -ness.] The 5. To a low condition; to a state of humility or “Carrying thus in one person the only two bands of quality or state of being loving; affection."

a basement. good-will, loveliness and lovingness."--Sidney.

“Justice of kings and lovingness of fathers."

"A man's pride shall bring him low."-Prov. xxix. 23. 2. Beauty, attractiveness.

Lord Brooke: Mustapha.
"Yet takes he much delight
low, *lah, *louh, *loogh, *lowe, a. & adv. [Icel. tio

6. In a humble or mean condition, rank, or posi. Her loveliness to view.

lagr=low; Sw. låg; Dan. lav; Dut. laag. From the "Drayton: Polyolbion, s. 29. same basis as to lie (2).]

“For better it is that it be said unto thee, Come up 18ve -11g, 8. [Eng. love; dimin. suff. -ling.] A

hither, than that thou shouldst be put lower in the pres. A. As adjective:

ence of the prince."-Prov. xxv. 7. little loved one. (Poetic.)

. Ordinary Language :

7. With a depressed, low, or subdued voice; as, 5. These frolic lovelings fragile neste do make " Sylvester: The Magnificence, 692.

1. Not high, not elevated ; depressed below a given to speak low..

or imaginary surface or level. It is the opposite to 8. In a low key; in low notes. love -15, *love-lich, *love-liche, *luve-lich, high, and both are relative terms. That which is

"That can sing both high and low." . &adv. (Eng. love; uly.] high with reference to one thing may be low to

Shakesp.: Troelfth Night, ii. 3. A. As adjective:

another; as, a low fence. 1. Attracting or exciting love or affection; lov- height; as, a man of low stature.

*9. In times approaching our own. 2. Below or not reaching to the ordinary or usual

I Obvious compounds: Lou-arched, low-bending, able, attractive, amiable.

3. Deep; descending far below the level of the ad.

low-bent, low-hung, low-leveled, low-muttered, low"Nothing lovelier can be found jacent ground.

priced, low-roofed, low-whispering. In woman, than to study household good,

"He also descended first into the lower parts of the low-blast, s. A blast which is delivered at modAnd good works in her husband to promote." earth."-Ephesians iv. 9.

erate pressure.
Milton: P. L., ix. 232.
4. Near the horizon.

Low-blast furnace: A metal furnace with a low2. Exciting or calling for admiration ; beautiful.

**The sun, however. was love in the west before Dundee pressure blast. Their deformity, he said, was such that the most gave the order to prepare for action." -Macaulay: Hist. low-born, a. Of low, mean, or poor extraction. sterile plains seemed lovely by comparison." -Macaulay: Eng.. ch. xiii. Hist. Eng. ch. xiii.

“This is the prettiest low-born lass, that ever 5. At or near the furthest point to which the sea

Ran on the greensward." *3. Loving, tender, affectionate. recedes by the fall of the tide; as, low tide, low

Shakesp.: Winter's Tale, iv. 3. * I should bid good-morrow to my bride, water.

low-bred, a. Low-born, low, vulgar. And seal the title with a lovely kiss."

6. Not of a high price; moderate; below the usual Shakesp.: Taming of the Shrew, iii. 2. degree, price, rate, or value; as, a low price of corn,

low-browed, a. B. As adv.: So as to excite love, affection, or ad- a low heat..

1. Lit.: Having a low forehead.

7. Small in number; indicating a small number; miration.

2. Fig.: Low-roofed, low.
"I framed to the harp
as, a low throw with dice, a low score:

“No porter, by the low-browed gate,
Many an English ditty lovely well."
8. Near or approximating to the line or equator:

Took in the wonted niche his seat."
Shakesp.: Henry IV., Pt. I., iii. 1. as, a low latitude (latitudes near the equator being
expressed in low numbers)..

Scott: Rokeby, ii. 17. love-măn, 8. [Eng. love, and man.)

low-celebration, s. 9. Not loud, not noisy, quiet, suppressed. Bot.: Galium aparine.

"A lover's ear will hear the lowest sound."

Anglican Ritual. The name given by the RitualShakesp.: Love's Labor's Lost, iv. 3.

ists to an unornate celebration of Holy Communion. *IÓve'-mon-gēr, 8. (Eng. love, and monger.] One

Shipley (while still an Anglican) defined it as "a who deals in affairs of love; a love-broker.

10. Of a deep or depressed sound.
“From my loroest note to the top of my com pass."

name for low-mass."
**Thou art an old lovemonger, and speakest skilfully."
Shakesp.: Hamlet, iii. 2.

Low-Church, Low-Church party, s. The same Shakesp.: Love's Labor's Lost, ii. IÓN -ET, 8. (Eng. lov(e); -er.)

11. Dejected, depressed, cast down in spirit; hav

as EVANGELICAL PARTY (q. v.). ing lost animation and spirit; low-spirited.

Low-Churchism, 8. The principles of the Low1. One who loves, or has a strong affection or at

“He grows dispirited and lour,

Church party. tachment for another.

He hates the fight and shuns the foe."

Low-Churchman, 8. One who professes or main"Tiram was ever a lover of David."-1 Kings v, 1.

Prior. tains Low-Church principles. boil, boy, pout, Jówl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph = f.

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lowly *low-crooked, a. Bending or bowing low; deep. low (2), *loow-en, low-en, v. i. (A.S. hlowan low-er-låg (1), pr. par., a. & 8. (LOWER (1), e.) "Low-crooked curt'sies, and base spaniel fawning." sto bellow, to resound; cogn. with Dut. loeijen=to A. & B. As pr. par. £ particip. adj.: (See the Shakesp.: Julius Caesar, iii. 1. low; M. H. Ger. luejen; 0. . Ger.hlójan=to low.) verb

To bellow: to make a noise as an ox or cow. *low-day, 8. An ordinary day, as distinguished 1

Cor: “Already at the gates the bullock lowed."

C. As substantive : from a "high day" or festival.

Pope: Homer's Odyssey, iii. 147. 1. Ord. Lang.: The act of bringing down, reducLow-German, a.& 8.

*low (3), *10w-in, v. t. (Icel. loga: M. H. Ger. ing, abasing, or diminishing. A. As adj.: Of or pertaining to the Low-German lohen.) To flame, to blaze. (Low (2), 8.)

2. Print.: A depression of the face of a type or language; specif., in philol. applied to that group

woodcut to cause it to print lighter. The reduction

*low (1), s. (Low (2), v.] The noise or sound of Teutonic dialects which includes the Gothic,

of the thickness of the tympan-sheet in the appro ' uttered by an ox or cow: a bellow. Frisian. Dutch, Flemish, English, and Old Saxon.

priate spots assists in producing the required effect.

"Bull Jove, sir, had an amiable lor." [ENGLISH-LANGUAGE.]

Shakesp.: Much Ado about Nothing, v. 4 10W-ēr-lóg (2), pr. par. & a. (LOWER (2), v.] B. As subst.: The language spoken by the inhabito 16

low (2), *16we, *loghe, 8. (Icel. logra flame;

16 min ants of the northern and flatter parts of Germany. Dan. lue: Ger. lohe: allied to Lat. lux=light.) A

A. As pr. par.: (See the verb.)

. As adjective: Low-Latin, 8. The Latin of the Middle Ages. flame, a fire.

1. Gloomy, overcast; threatening a storm. low-laid, a. Struck to the ground.

“The kiln's on fire-the kiln's on fire-
The kiln's on fire-she's a' in a lowe."

"Daylight sunk, and brought in low'ring night." low-life, 8. A mean, low, or vulgar state or con

Soott: Rob Roy, ch. xxxvii.

Milton: P. L., iv. 33 dition of life; persons of a low, mean, or humble position in life. low (3), s. [A. S. hláw=a hill: cogn. with Goth. 2. Frowning, gloomy, sullen.

“But in the train you might discern low-lived, a. Leading a low, mean, or disrepu- na

hlaiw=a grave, a tomb.] A hill; found in place * disrepu. names, as Ludlow.

Dark lowering brow and visage stern." table life.

Scott: Lady of the Lake, F. 21 low-běll, s. (Eng. low (1), v., and bell.) low-mass, s.

| 10W-ễr-ing-lý, *10-ring-lý, adv. [Eng. Loc1. Roman Ritual: A mass in which the celebrant and cause them to lie quiet, until they are flushed ing manner.

1. A bell used in fowling to slightly alarm birds eriy

ering (2); -ly.)

a lowering. gloomy, or threatenis attended only by acolytes, usually but by one, not

by a sudden noise.

wa ve by deacon and sub-deacon. The mass is said, not 2. A bell hung on the neck of sheep and cattle.

low'-er-most, adj. (English lower, a.; -most.} sung. (Mass, 2.)

Lowest. 2. Anglican Ritual: The same as Low-CELEBRA low-bell, v. t. (LOWBELL, 8.] To scare, as with a lowbell.

“Plants have their seminal parts uppermost, living TION (q. v.).

creatures have them lorermost." -Bacon: Nat. Hist, *low-men, 8. pl. Dice so loaded that the low *10we, 8. (Low (2), .]

low -ēr-ý, a. (Eng. lower (2), V.; -y.] Lower. numbers always came uppermost.

low-ēr (1), v. t. & i. (LOWER, a.)

ing, cloudy, gloomy, sullen. low-minded, a. Of low, mean, or base prin. A. Transitive:

low -ěst, super. of a. (Low, a.) ciples; low.

1. To bring low; to bring

down from a higher to a low-låg, 8. [Low (2), v.] The low or noise of "Paid greedy and low-minded people not to ruin their lower place or position; as, to lower a mast, to

cattle. country." -Macaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. xv.

lower a boat, &c. low-pressure, 8. & a.

2. To bring down from higher position, rank, or low-ish, a. (Eng. low ; -ish.] Ratber low.

condition to a lower; to humble, to abase, to de “Money runs a little lowish."--Richardson: Pamela, A. As subst.: A small degree of pressure or ex. grade, to make less proud or haughty.

1. 82. pansive force.

"Turn thy wheel, and lower the proud."

low-land, 8. &a. [Eng. low, a., and land.) B. As adj.: Having only a small degree of expan

Tennyson: Enid and Geraint, 347. sive force, and therefore exerting a low degree of

A. As subst.: Land which lies low with respect 3. To reduce in price; to lessen, to diminish; as, to the neighboring ground; low or level country. pressure.

to lower the price of goods. Low-pressure Engine:

B. As adj.: Of or pertaining to a lowland or low. Steam-engin.: An engine in which a condenser is B. Intrans.: To become lower; to sink, to fall, to l. used, and whose safety-valve is loaded at from four ur become less.

The Lorolands: A name applied to Belgium to six pounds to the square inch. The terms high 10w-ēr (2), *16ur, *lour-en, *lur-en, v. i. [Old and Holland, and to the southern part of Scotland. and low-pressure steam were formerly held to mean Dut. loeren; Ger. luren.

Löw'-land-ēr, subst. [Eng. lowland; er.] An saturated steam at a pressure above or below that . 1. To appear dark or gloomy; to be cloudy, to :

inhabitant of the Lowlands, especially of the Low which will sustain a column of thirty inches of look threatening. mercury, at the boiling heat of water, 212° F. The

“The day is lowering-stilly black

lands of Scotland, as distinguished from a High

lander. term low-pressure signifies in this country a press.

Sleeps the grim wave." ure of not over thirty-five pounds to the square

Moore: Fire-Worshipers.

*low-11-hood, "low-ly-hede, *low-11-head, se inch.

2. To appear gloomily.

[Eng. lowly; -hood.) A bumble state; meekness, "The sage replies,

humility. low-rated, a. Despised.

With disappointment lowering in his eyes." “ The confident and over-lusty French

*lów -11-1ğ, adv. [Eng. lowly; -ly.]

Coreper: Hope, 2.
Do the low-rated English play at dice."
3. To frown, to look sullen.

1. In a lowly manner; humbly.
Shakesp.: Henry V., iv. (Chorus.)
*16W -ēr, 8. (LOWER (2), v.]

2. Meanly, basely.
low-relief, s. The same as BAS-RELIEF. (q. v.).
1. Cloudiness, gloominess.

low-11-něss, s. (Eng. lowly; -ness.] low-spirited, adj. Dejected or depressed in 2. A frown; sullenness. spirit; destitute of spirit or animation; cast-down,

1. The quality or state of being lowly; humility;

low-ér. como. of a. (Low. a. dispirited.

freedom from or absence of pride. Geol.: Inferior in stratigraphical position, and

“With as humble lowliness of mind low-spiritedness, subst. The quality or state unless the strata have been reversed after deposi

She is content to be at your command." of being low-spirited; dejection, depression, low tion, which rarely occurs; the older in date. Most

Shakesp.: Henry VI., Pt. I., 7. 3. spirits.

formations have an upper and lower series of beds; *2. Meanness, want of dignity; abject state. low-spirits, 8. pl.

as, Upper and Lower Carboniferous, or an upper, "They continued in that lowliness until the division Pathol.: A popular name for morbid depression middle, and lowor, as Upper, Middle, and Lower betwe

between the two houses of Lancaster and York arose." of spirits. Devonian. (GEOLOGY.]

Spenser: State of Ireland. low-steam, 8. Steam having a low expansive lower-anchor, 8.

low-15, a. & ado. (Eng. low, a.; -ly.) force. Naut.: An anchor down stream for anchoring

A. As adjective: low-studded, a. Furnished or built with short boats. lower-case, 8. & a.

*1. Low-lying; not high, not elevated. studs; as, a low-studded house.

2. Free from pride, humble; having a humble Low Sunday, s.

A. As substantive:

opinion of one's self; not proud, modest. Eccles.: The Sunday next after Easter; so called Printing :

“Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am because it was the custom to repeat some parts of 1. The case standing below the upper-case. The

meek and lowly in heart."- Matthew xi. 29. the solemnity of that great festival on this day. lower-case contains the small letters, the points.

3. Characterized by humility, humble. which was thus celebrated as a feast, though of a and some other sorts, lower degree than Easter-day itself.

2. The letters belonging to the lower-case.

“We of our parts saluted him in a very lovely and sub low-voiced, a. Having a soft, gentle voice.

B. As adj.: Applied to small letters, as dis- missive manner."-Bacon: New Atlantis. "I heard her speak ; she is lowo-voiced." tinguished from capitals.

4. Mean, wanting in dignity or sublimity. Shakesp.: Antony and Cleopatra, iii. 3. lower-class, a. Pertaining or relating to per

“For all who read, and reading not disdain, low-water, 8. & a. sons of the lower or humbler ranks of society.

These rural poems, and their lorly strain,

The name of Varus oft inscribed shall see." A. As subst.: The lowest point of the ebb or lower-deck, 8.

Dryden: Virgil, Eel, vi. 12. receding tide.

Naut.: (DECK.] B. As adj.: Pertaining or relating to the lowest

5. Mean, low; not high in dignity, condition, of Lower Empire, 8.

rank. point of the ebb or receding tide.

Hist.: The Roman Empire, according to some, 6. Low in size, not great or tall.
Low-water alarm:
Steam-engin.: A device for showing when the from the time that the seat of it was removed to

"As lofty pines o'ertop the lowly reed,
Constantinople in 330 (or, according to others, from
water in the boiler has sunk to a certain depth.

So did her graceful height all nymphs exceed " the time that the Eastern and Western Empires Low-water mark: The mark or line along a beach

Congrede: Mourning Muse of Aleris. were separated in 395) to 1453, when that city was or coast to which the tide recedes at low water.

*B. As adverb: captured by the Turks. low-wines, 8. pl. A liquor produced by the first lower-lip, 8. [LABELLUM, 2.)

1. In a lowly or humbled manner or state; humbly distillation of alcohol; the first run of the still.

"Tis better to do lowly born, . low-ēred, pa. par. & a. (LOWER (1), v.) low-worm, 8.

Than to be perk'd up in a glist'ring grief,
A As pa. par.: (See the verb.)

And wear a golden sorrow."
Farriery: A disease in horses like the shingles.
B. As adjective:

Shakesp.: Henry VIII., ii. 3. *low (1), v. t. (Low, a.)

1. Ord. Lang.: Brought down; reduced, abased, 2. Humbly, meekly, modestly. 1. To lower, to depress, to sink; to debase. humiliated, diminished in intensity.

"Heaven is for thee too high 2. To make low in position or condition; to de- 2. Her.: Applied to ordinaries abated from their

To know what passes there: be lowly wise." grade. common position.

Milton: P. L., viii. 173. fate, făt, färe, amidst, whãt, fall, father; wē, wět, hëre, camel, hēr, thêre; pine, pit, sire, sir, marine; gó, pot,



lubber's point

* -most, a. (Eng. low; -most.] Lowermost, lox--dönt, a. & 8. [LOXODON.)

lozi-ěnge, *loş -ěnge, 8. (0. Fr. losenge, lozenge lowest.

A. As adj.: Having teeth as in the sub-genus (Fr. losange), a word of doubtful origin; Sp. loz. "From the hyghest pole of heaven to the lowmost."- Loxodon (q. v.).

anje, prob. from losa=a flagstone, a marble-slab, a 'dall: Mark xiii.

B. As subst.: An elephant, recent or fossil, of the square-stone used for paving.) lownd, a. (LOUN, a.) Sheltered, calm. sub-genus Loxodon (q. v.).

I. Ordinary Language: low -něss, *10w-nesse, 8. [Eng. low, a.; -ness.] lòx-O-drom-ic. a. (Greek loxos oblique, and1. A confection, a sweetmeat, so called from being

1. The quality or state of being low in height; dromos=a course; Fr. loxodromique.] Pertaining originally made of the shape of a lozenge. want or absence of height with respect to something to oblique sailing, or sailing by the rhumb.

2. A small rhomb-shaped pane of glass set in a else.

leaden frame for a church window or lattice.

loxodromic-curve, s. *Among the ignorant and simpler sort the louoness of

II. Technically: Math.: A curve bearing a strong resemblance to the water was helde for a prodigious matter."-Savile: the logaritbmic spiral. It is traced upon the sur- 1. Geometry: An equilateral rhomboid or rhom. Tacitus; Historie, p. 152.

face of a sphere by a point moving in such a manner bus; an oblique-angled parallelogram or diamond. 2. Depression in price, strength, force, o: inten- that its path cuts all the meridians at the same [RHOMB.], sity; as, loroness of the funds, the lowness of the angle. In navigation the loxodromic curve is the 2. Her.: A bearing of the shape of a lozenge temperature.

same as the rhumb line, and is the path of a ship appropriate to the arms of spinsters and widows. 3. Depression in fortune; a low condition or state; sailing always in the same tack. The loxodromic *3. Pharm.: A form of medicine a state of reduced fortunes.

curve turns continually about the pole, but does not made in small pieces, to be held "Nothing could have subdued nature reach it till after an infinite number of turns.

or chewed in the mouth till disTo such a loveness but his unkind daughters."

lõx-o-drom:-Ics, 8. [LOXODROMIC.] The art of
Shakesp.: Lear, iii. 4.
oblique sailing by the loxodromic curve or rhumb.

*lozenge-coach, s. A dowa4. Depression or dejection of mind; the state of

ger's carriage. (LOZENGE, S., II. being low-spirited; loss or absence of aniination or

lõx-od-rom-işm, s. (LoXODROMIC.) The art or 2.1 spirit. process of tracing a loxodromic-curve or line; the lozenge-graver. s.

Lozenge. it to which act or state "Hence that poverty and louness of spirit to which a ac act or state of moving as in a loxodromic-curve.

Engrav.: A graving-tool the

Time A nnvinetool tha. kingdom may be subject."-Swin.

lox-od-ro-mý, s. [LOXODROMIC.) The same as cross section of which is of a rhomb or diamond 5. Meanness of condition or rank; humbleness of LOXODROMICS (q. v.).

shape. The two faces which meet to form the belly birth.

lòx-om-ma, 8. (Gr. loxos=oblique, and omma=

of the graver have an angle less than 90°. 6. Meanness of mind, character, or conduct; the avai

lozenge-mail, s. (MASCLED-MAIL.) vant of dignity or principle; baseness.

Palæont.: A genus of Labyrinthodonts, sub-order lozenge-molding, 8. "Dodge and palter in the shifts of lowness."

Chauliodonta. The orbits are very large, irregu.
Shakesp.: Antony and Cleopatra, ili. 11. larly oval, with cusps proceeding from the posterior

Arch.: An ornament inclosing diamond-shaped 7. Want of sublimity, diguity, or loftiness of part of outer and inner margins, narrowed in front,

panels. It is frequently found in Norman archi.

tecture. style, sentiment, or diction.

slightly oblique, the long axis diverging forward;

cutting lozenge. "The more he was forced upon figures and metaphors the teeth with large anterior and posterior cutting to avoid that loveness, the more the image would be edges. Loxomma allmanni (Huxley) is from the shaped, adj. broken." - Pope: On the Odyssey. (Postscript.)

Giliverton Ironstone of the Edinburgh coal field. Diamond 8. Humility, meekness, modesty, submissiveness. (Quar. Journ. Geol. Soc. xviii. 291; Brit. Assoc. Rep. shaped ; rhom.

boidal. 9. Softness or gentleness of sound; absence of (105

(1874), 150, 162.)

lox-6-nē-ma, 8. (Gr. loxos=oblique, and nēma Doise ; mildness of voice or utterance.

1bz-enged, 10. Depression of sound; as, the lowness of notes. =a thread.)

a. [Eng. loz. Palcont. A genus of holostomatous gasteropods, 16W -rý, s. [A corruption of Eng. laurel (?).]

eng(e); -ed.]

Made into the family Pyramidellidæ. It extends from the Silurian Bot.: Daphne luureola, the Spurge Laurel.

shape of a loz

Lozenge-molding. to the Trias, but is most abundant in the Carbonif. *lowt, 8. (Loct, s.) erous. Known species seventy-five. The generic

enge or lozenges. *lowt, v. i. (Lout, v.] name has reference to the striæ, with which many

"The lozenged panes of a very small latticed window."of the species are marked. Loronema elegans is a *lowth, s. (Eng. low, a.; suff. -th.] Lowness.

C. Brontè: Jane Eyre, ch. xxviii. fine shell, two inches long, frequent both in the loz'-en-gỹ, loz-en-geě, a. (Eng. lozeng(e); •Y, Lox'-a, 8. [See def.] A town of Ecuador, from Wenlock and Ludlow shales.

-ee. the vicinity of which the finest cinchona-bark 1s x _$-so-ma. s.

Her.: A term used to express the field or any

Gr. loxos=oblique, and soma armorial charge which is divided by diagonal lines said to be exported.

=the body. 1 Loxa-bark, 8.

transversely into equal parts or lozenges of differ

Zool.: A marine genus of Bryozoa, or Moss-ani- ent tinctures. Pharmacy: One of the three varieties of pale mals. It lives, fixed by a pedal gland, on the tails cinchona-bark (q. v.). Loxa-bark is derived ex- of worms. The tentacles are obliquely developed,

lo-zop-ēr-a, 8. [Gr. loxos=oblique, and peras=

10-20p-er-2, S clusively from Cinchona condaminea, or from it and the body cavity is attached to a contractile

an end. (Agassiz.) and C. scrobiculata. The former tree is cultivated stem. There is no stolon. (A. Crane.)

Entom.: The typical genus of the family Lozoin India at high elevations in the Nilgiri Hills, in

peridæ (q. v.).

169, 8. [Etym. doubtful.] Ceylon and in Sikkim.

10-20-pěr:-1-dæ, 8. pl. (Mod. Lat. lozoper(a); lõx-ar-thrūs, s. [Gr. loxos=oblique, and ar- Agric.: A long, narrow spade, used in stony lands. Lat. fem. pl. adj. suff. -idæ.] thron=a joint.

loy'-al, a. (Fr., from Lat. legalis=legal (a. y.): Entom.: A family of Moths, group Tortricina. Surg.: A term applied to the abnormal direction Sp. & Port, leal: Ital. Leale)

The anterior wings are of variable length, the costæ of a joint, caused neither by spasm nor luxation,

generally regularly arched, the hind margin often

1. True or faithful to one's sovereign; true in obliane, the color generally yellow, often with a cen. as in the varieties of tallpes, or club-toot, which allegiance; devoted to the maintenance of law and

tral fascia. Larva generally feeding on seeds. Sauvage constituted a genus of the order Ectopia. order. (3fa4e.)

*10, 8. (Loo.] “No English legislature, however loyal, would now conlõx-1-a, s. [Gr. loxos=oblique, crooke l.] sent to be merely what the legislature had been under the

*lúb-bard, s. & a. (LUBBER.] Ornith. : Crossbill; the typical genus of the sub. Tudors."--Macaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. ii.

A. As subst.: A lazy fellow, a lubber. family Loxinæ, or the family Loxiadæ. (CROSS. 2. Faithful in love or duty; true to one's word.

“Their victuals those curmudgeon lubbards BILL.)

"And faithful, loyal in her innocence,

Lock up from my sight." lõx-i-1-dæ, lox-i-a-dæ, s. pl. [Mod. Lat., &c., Like the brave lion slain in her defense."

Swift: Apollo to the Dean, Lori(a): Lat. pl. adj. suff. -idæ, -ada.)

Wordsworth: White Doe of Rylstone. B. As adj.: Lubberly. Ornith.: The name given by Vigors, &c., to a fam 3. Characterized by or indicative of loyalty.

“Conscious how much the hand ily of Conirostres. The two mandibles cross at the "The people were mad with loval en+husiasm."

Of lubbard labor needs his watchful eye.". tid, enabling the bird to crush hard fir cones and Macaulay: Hist. Eng., ch. ii.

Couper: Task, iji 400. obtain the seeds. Generally reduced to Loxinæ, a sub-family of Fringillidæ. [CROSSBILL.]

loyal-hearted, a. The same as LOYAL, 2 (q. v.), lăbi-bēr, *lobre, *10b-ur, s. (Of Celtic origin; "On thee the loyal-hearted hung."

cf. Wel. llobra dolt, a blockhead; llabi=a striplõx-1-næ, s. pl. [Mod. Lat., &c., lox(ia); Lat.

Tennyson: In Memoriam, cix.

ling, a looby ; Sw. dial. lubber=a thick, clumsy, lem. pl. adj. suff. -ina.) Ornith. : Crossbills (q. v.).

*10y-a1-igm, 8. [Eng. loyal; -ism.] Loyalty.

lazy man.) A lazy, clumsy fellow; a dolt; an awk

ward lout'; specif., applied by sailors to one who lox -o-clāşe, 8. [Gr. loxos=transverse, and klao , loy-al-Ist, 8. [Eng. loyal; -ist.] One who is does not know seamanship; a land-lubber. =to cleave; Ger. locoklas.)

loyal to his sovereign or government; one who in “If you will measure your lubber's length again, tarry, Min.: A variety of orthoclase (q. v.), in yellowish time of revolt or revolution remains faithful to his but away." --Shakesp.: Lear, i. 4. or grayish-white crystals, somewhat greasy in allegiance to his country.

lubber's-hole, s. laster, occurring in large crystals at Hammond, loy'-al-ly, adv. [Eng. loyal; -ly.] In a loyal Naut.: An opening in the floor of the top for St. Lawrence Co., New York. Named under the manner; faithfullv.

those to crawl through who are afraid to climb up supposition that the crystals were peculiar in their

their “Cambridge was not less loyally disposed."— Macaulay: by the futtock-shrouds. direction of cleavage.

Hist. Eng., ch. viii. lox -0 dòn, S. (Gr. loxos=slanting, crosswise,

“He proposed that I should go through lubber's-hole."

169:-al-ness, s. [Eng, loyal; -ness.] The quality - Marryat; Peter Simple, ch. vii. and odous (genit. odontos ) =a tooth. 1. Ichthu.: A genus of sharks, family Carcharidze. or state of being loyal; loyalty.

lubber's-point, 8. Locality, the Indian Ocean.

"So honorably and ioyfully receiued, as eytheir their Naut.: A black vertical line drawn on the inside 2. 2001.: A sub-genus of Elephas, established by loyalnesse toward the Queen's Majesty ... did re- of the case of the mariner's compass. This line, Dr. Falconer. The dental lamellæ, lozenge or quire."-Stow: Queen Elizabeth (an. 1563).

and the pin on which the card turns, are in the diamond-shaped, do not greatly differ in number inlog-al-tý, s. [O. Fr. loialteit; Fr. loyauté; Sp, same vertical line with the keel of the ship, and the three true molars. It contains the African lealtad, Ital. lealta, legalita.] The quality or state hence the rhumb opposite to the lubber's point Elephant, Elephas (Loxodon) africanus.

of being loyal; faithful adherence to allegiance; shows the course of the ship at any time. The 3. Palæont.: Elephas planifrons of the S walik faithfulness, devotion, constancy.

lubber's-point, however, deviates from its proper torpation (Upper Miocene (7) ] in India. E. meri. “The lovalty of Lochiel is almost proverbial: but it was position when the ship is heeled over; hence, seadionalis, of the European Pliocene, and the pigmy very unlike what was called loyalty in England."- men do not implicitly depend on it, as indeed its E. melitensis, of the Post Pliocene, are of this type. Macaulay: Hist. Eng. ch. xiii.

name implies. bou, boy; póut, Jowl; cat, çell, chorus, chin, bench; go, gem; thin, this; sin, aş; expect, Xenophon, exist. ph = f.

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