A longtail was a gentleman's dog, or the dog of one qualified to bunt, other dogs being required to have
their tails cut.
Cut and longtail, all, gentlefolks and others, as they might come. Shak.
(Long"-tongue`) n. (Zoöl.) The wryneck.
1. Having a long tongue.
2. Talkative; babbling; loquacious. Shak.
(Lon"gu*lite) n. [L. longus long + -lie.] (Min.) A kind of crystallite having a (slender) acicular
1. Having a long waist; long from the armpits to the bottom of the waist; said of persons.
2. Long from the part about the neck or shoulder, or from the armpits, to the bottom of the weist, or to
the skirt; said of garments; as, a long-waisted coat.
(Long"ways`) adv. Lengthwise. Addison.
(Long"-wind"ed) a. Long- breathed; hence, tediously long in speaking; consuming much
time; as, a long-winded talker. Long"-wind"ed*ness, n.
A tedious, long-winded harangue.South.
(Long"wise`) adv. Lengthwise.
Loo table, a round table adapted for a circle of persons playing loo.
(Loo) n. [For older lanterloo, F. lanturelu, lanturlu, name of the game; orig., the refrain of a vaudeville.]
(a) An old game played with five, or three, cards dealt to each player from a full pack. When five cards
are used the highest card is the knave of clubs or (if so agreed upon) the knave of trumps; formerly
called lanterloo. (b) A modification of the game of "all fours" in which the players replenish their hands
after each round by drawing each a card from the pack.
(Loo) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Looed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Looing.] To beat in the game of loo by winning
every trick. [Written also lu.] Goldsmith.
(Loob) n. [Corn., slime, sludge.] (Mining) The clay or slimes washed from tin ore in dressing.
(Loo"bi*ly) a. [From Looby.] Loobylike; awkward. Fuller.
(Loo"bi*ly), adv. Awkwardly. L'Estrange.
(Loo"by) n.; pl. Loobies [Cf. Lob.] An awkward, clumsy fellow; a lubber. Swift.
(Looch) n. See 2d Loch.
(Loof) n. (Bot.) The spongelike fibers of the fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Luffa Ægyptiaca); called
also vegetable sponge.
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