(Loud"ful) a. Noisy. [Obs.] Marsion.

(Loud"ly), adv. In a loud manner. Denham.

(Loud"-mouthed`) a. Having a loud voice; talking or sounding noisily; noisily impudent.

(Loud"ness), n. The quality or state of being loud.

(Loud"-voiced`) a. Having a loud voice; noisy; clamorous. Byron.

(Lough) n. [See 1st Loch.] A loch or lake; — so spelt in Ireland.

(Lough) obs. strong imp. of Laugh. Chaucer.

Louis d'or
(Lou"is d'or`) [F., gold louis.] Formerly, a gold coin of France nominally worth twenty shillings sterling, but of varying value; — first struck in 1640.

Louis quatorze
(Lou"is qua*torze") (l&oomac"i ka*tôrz"). [F., Louis fourteenth.] Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the art or style of the times of Louis XIV. of France; as, Louis quatorze architecture.

(Louk) n. An accomplice; a "pal." [Obs.]

There is no thief without a louk.

(Lounge) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lounged (lounjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Lounging ] [OE. lungis a tall, slow, awkward fellow, OF. longis, longin, said to be fr. Longinus, the name of the centurion who pierced the body of Christ, but with reference also to L. longus long. Cf. Long, a.] To spend time lazily, whether lolling or idly sauntering; to pass time indolently; to stand, sit, or recline, in an indolent manner.

We lounge over the sciences, dawdle through literature, yawn over politics.
J. Hannay.

(Lounge), n.

1. An idle gait or stroll; the state of reclining indolently; a place of lounging.

She went with Lady Stock to a bookseller's whose shop served as a fashionable lounge.
Miss Edgeworth.

2. A piece of furniture resembling a sofa, upon which one may lie or recline.

(Loun"ger) n. One who lounges; an idler.

(Loup) n. (Iron Works) See 1st Loop.

(||Loup"-cer`vier") n. [F. Cf. Lusern.] (Zoöl.) The Canada lynx. See Lynx.

(||Loup`-loup") n. [F.] (Zoöl.) The Pomeranian or Spitz dog.

(Loups) n. pl.; sing. Loup. [F., prop., a wolf.] (Ethnol.) The Pawnees, a tribe of North American Indians whose principal totem was the wolf.

(||Lour) n. [Native name.] (Zoöl.) An Asiatic sardine valued for its oil.

(Lou"ri) n. (Zoöl.) See Lory.

(Louse) n.; pl. Lice [OE. lous, AS. lus, pl. lys; akin to D. luis, G. laus, OHG. lus, Icel. lus, Sw. lus, Dan. luus; perh. so named because it is destructive, and akin to E. lose, loose.] (Zoöl.)

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