Lanterloo
Lanterloo Lan"ter*loo`, n. An old name of {loo} (a) . [1913 Webster]

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  • lanterloo — Loo Loo (l[=oo]), n. [For older lanterloo, F. lanturelu, lanturlu, name of the game; orig., the refrain of a vaudeville.] (a) An old game played with five, or three, cards dealt to each player from a full pack. When five cards are used the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lanterloo — noun /læntəˈluː/ a) A meaningless chant or refrain. , 1963: The helmsman began to sing a monotonous, Levantine lanterloo. Thomas Pynchon, V. b) An old trick taking card game (also known as loo), where each player is dealt three or five cards. It… …   Wiktionary

  • lanterloo — noun Etymology: French lanturelu, lanturlu piffle more at loo obsolete : loo …   Useful english dictionary

  • loo — Lanterloo Lan ter*loo , n. An old name of {loo} (a) . [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loo — (l[=oo]), n. [For older lanterloo, F. lanturelu, lanturlu, name of the game; orig., the refrain of a vaudeville.] (a) An old game played with five, or three, cards dealt to each player from a full pack. When five cards are used the highest card… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loo table — Loo Loo (l[=oo]), n. [For older lanterloo, F. lanturelu, lanturlu, name of the game; orig., the refrain of a vaudeville.] (a) An old game played with five, or three, cards dealt to each player from a full pack. When five cards are used the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loo — loo1 /looh/, n., pl. loos, v., looed, looing. n. 1. a card game in which forfeits are paid into a pool. 2. the forfeit or sum paid into the pool. 3. the fact of being looed. v.t. 4. to subject to a forfeit at loo. [1665 75; short for lanterloo <… …   Universalium

  • Lant — Lant, n. See {Lanterloo}. [Obs.] Halliwell. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loo — I. noun Etymology: short for obsolete English lanterloo, from French lanturelu twaddle Date: 1675 1. an old card game in which the winner of each trick or a majority of tricks takes a portion of the pool while losing players are obligated to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Contract bridge — Bridge declarer play Alternative name(s) Bridge Type trick taking Players 4 Skill(s) require …   Wikipedia

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