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Lorgnette

lɔːˈnjet

Meanings of Lorgnette:

noun

A pair of glasses or opera glasses held in front of a person's eyes by a long handle at one side.

Usage examples:

She does not look at people, she regards them, as though quizzing them at a ball through a pair of …

Lorgnettes

lɔːˈnjet

Meanings of Lorgnettes:

noun

A pair of glasses or opera glasses held in front of a person's eyes by a long handle at one side.

Usage examples:

She does not look at people, she regards them, as though quizzing them at a ball through a pair of …

Meanings of Lorica:

noun

A roman corselet or cuirass of leather.

Usage examples:

Most conspicuous were the dark clumps consisting of several individuals with their loricas cemented…

Loricae

ləˈrʌɪkə

Meanings of Loricae:

noun

A roman corselet or cuirass of leather.

Usage examples:

Most conspicuous were the dark clumps consisting of several individuals with their loricas cemented…

Loricate

ˈlɒrɪkeɪt

Meanings of Loricate:

adjective

(of an animal) having a lorica or other protective covering of plates or scales.

Usage examples:

The idea that loriciferans are no more than ‘neotenous’ or progenetic priapulids is based on misund…

Lories

ˈlɔːri

Meanings of Lories:

noun

A small australasian and se asian parrot with a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and pollen, having mainly green plumage with patches of bright colour.

Lorikeet

ˌlɒr.ɪˈkiːt

Meanings of Lorikeet:

noun

A small bird of the lory family, found chiefly in new guinea.

Usage examples:

Active fast flying lorikeets and big birds such as cockatoos and macaws should be in a large flight…

Meanings of Lorikeets:

noun

A small bird of the lory family, found chiefly in new guinea.

Usage examples:

Active fast flying lorikeets and big birds such as cockatoos and macaws should be in a large flight…

Lorilet

ˈlɒrɪlət

Meanings of Lorilet:

noun

Another term for fig parrot.

Meanings of Lorimer:

noun

A maker of small iron objects, especially bits, spurs, stirrups, and mountings for horse's bridles.

Usage examples:

If you can find one, i suggest you get a loriner to come and assess you and your pony. these are sp…

Meanings of Lorimers:

noun

A maker of small iron objects, especially bits, spurs, stirrups, and mountings for horse's bridles.

Usage examples:

If you can find one, i suggest you get a loriner to come and assess you and your pony. these are sp…

Loriner

ˈlɒrɪnə

Meanings of Loriner:

noun

A maker of small iron objects, especially bits, spurs, stirrups, and mountings for horse's bridles.

Usage examples:

If you can find one, i suggest you get a loriner to come and assess you and your pony. these are sp…

Loriners

ˈlɒrɪnə

Meanings of Loriners:

noun

A maker of small iron objects, especially bits, spurs, stirrups, and mountings for horse's bridles.

Usage examples:

If you can find one, i suggest you get a loriner to come and assess you and your pony. these are sp…

Meanings of Lorises:

noun

A small, slow-moving nocturnal asian primate with a short or absent tail, living in dense vegetation.

Usage examples:

Only in recent decades have prosimians - a suborder of primates that includes lemurs, lorises, bush…

Lorn

lɔːn

Meanings of Lorn:

adjective

Lonely and abandoned; forlorn.

Usage examples:

You may have heard this, either in your own heart, or from your love lorn friends: ‘when i'm with h…

Lorraine

ˌkiːʃ ləˈreɪn

Meanings of Lorraine:

proper noun

A region of north-eastern france, between champagne and the vosges mountains. the modern region corresponds to the southern part of the medieval kingdom of lorraine, which extended from the north sea to italy.

noun

An open pastry container, filled with a mixture of eggs, cream, and pieces of bacon (= thin slices of preserved meat from a pig) that is baked and eaten hot or cold

Usage examples:

A good quiche lorraine contains nice, salty bacon, a crisp pastry crust, and a well-cooked egg fill…

Lorries

ˈlɒr.i

Meanings of Lorries:

noun

A large, heavy motor vehicle for transporting goods or troops; a truck.

Usage examples:

A lorry driver

Meanings of Lorry:

noun

A large, heavy motor vehicle for transporting goods or troops; a truck.

Usage examples:

A lorry driver

Lory

ˈlɔːri

Meanings of Lory:

noun

A small australasian and se asian parrot with a brush-tipped tongue for feeding on nectar and pollen, having mainly green plumage with patches of bright colour.

Meanings of Lose:

verb

Be deprived of or cease to have or retain (something).

Usage examples:

I've lost my appetite

Meanings of Lose it:

phrase

Become unable to control one's temper or emotions.

Usage examples:

I completely lost it—i was screaming at them
adjective

Used to describe something that you must use by a particular date, or you will lose the opportunity or right to have it

Usage examples:

Tighter use-it-or-lose-it vacation policies force many workers to take their vacations before year …

Meanings of Lose one's temper:

idiom

Get very angry and fly into a rage

phrase

Fail to retain composure when angry.

Usage examples:

He is more nurturing in here, more forgiving of mistakes and less prone to losing his temper

Meanings of Lose out to:

phrasal verb

Be deprived of an opportunity; be disadvantaged.

Usage examples:

An opportunity came up and we didn't want to lose out

Meanings of Lose sight of:

phrase

Be no longer able to see

Usage examples:

When night fell, the crew lost sight of the strange monster
idiom

To not consider something, esp. because you have forgotten about it

Usage examples:

We cannot lose sight of the need to keep the public safe.

Meanings of Lose the thread:

phrase

Be unable to follow what someone is saying or remember what one is going to say next.

Usage examples:

She lost the thread of the conversation after a time

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