loy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Irish laighe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loy (plural loys)

  1. (Ireland) A type of spade used in Ireland.
    • 2002, Joseph O'Conner, Star of the Sea, Vintage 2003, page 28:
      They were wielding the tools of their livelihood, but as weapons – scythes, hoes, loys, billhooks.

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French loi, from Latin lex, legem.

Noun[edit]

loy f (plural loix)

  1. law

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