Lasslorn Lass"lorn` (l[.a]s"l[^o]rn`), a. Forsaken by a lass. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • lasslorn — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : forsaken by one s sweetheart broom groves, whose shadow the dismissed bachelor loves, being lasslorn Shakespeare * * * lassˈlorn adjective (Shakespeare) Forsaken by one s mistress • • • Main Entry: ↑lass …   Useful english dictionary

  • lass — young woman, c.1300, probably from a Scandinavian source akin to O.Swed. lèsk kona unmarried woman, but also perhaps related to O.N. löskr idle, weak, W.Fris. lask light, thin. Liberman suggests O.Dan. las rag. Slang words for rag sometimes… …   Etymology dictionary

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