lusk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *lusk, from Old Norse lǫskr (weak, idle), from Proto-Germanic *laskwaz, *latskwaz (sluggish, dull, lazy), from Proto-Indo-European *lēid- (to let, subside). Cognate with Middle Dutch lasch (flabby, loose), Middle Low German lasch, las (tired, dull). See lash.

Adjective[edit]

lusk (comparative more lusk, superlative most lusk)

  1. lazy or slothful

Noun[edit]

lusk (plural lusks)

  1. a lazy or slothful person
    (Can we find and add a quotation of T. Kendall to this entry?)

Verb[edit]

lusk (third-person singular simple present lusks, present participle lusking, simple past and past participle lusked)

  1. (obsolete) To be idle or unemployed.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lusk m

  1. pod (of a leguminous plant)