lhoob

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From Old Irish lúb, from a Germanic language.

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lhoob m (genitive lhoob, plural lhoobyn)

  1. curve, coil, hoop, hank, bend
  2. shackle
  3. snare
  4. (sewing, knitting) stitch
  5. (geography) gulf

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lhoob (verbal noun lhoobey, past participle lhoobit)

  1. to bend, loop, twine, curl up, curve, coil, sag, bow
  2. to hunch, stoop
  3. to wriggle, writhe, squirm, flex
  4. to inflect

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