loob

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Cornish [Term?] (slime, sludge), or from lubricant?

Noun[edit]

loob (countable and uncountable, plural loobs)

  1. (mining, dialect) The clay or slime washed from tin ore in dressing.

Etymology 2[edit]

Phonetic respelling of the first syllable of lubricant.

Noun[edit]

loob (countable and uncountable, plural loobs)

  1. (slang) lubricant, especially social lubricant

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for loob in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

loob m (genitive singular loob, plural loobyn)

  1. Alternative form of lhoob

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loob

  1. interior; inside; inner surface
  2. will; volution; disposition

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