loy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Irish laighe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

loy (plural loys)

  1. (Ireland) A type of one-eared 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.

Anagrams[edit]


Kholosi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Sanskrit लोमन् (loman), रोमन् (roman, hair).

Noun[edit]

loy ?

  1. (anatomy) hair

References[edit]

  • Eric Anonby; Hassan Mohebi Bahmani (2014), “Shipwrecked and Landlocked: Kholosi, an Indo-Aryan Language in South-west Iran”, in Cahier de Studia Iranica xx[1], pages 13-36

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French loi, from Latin lex, legem.

Noun[edit]

loy f (plural loix)

  1. law

Descendants[edit]

  • French: loi