loo

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1loo

noun \ˈlü\

Definition of LOO

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 contribute to the next pool
2
:  money staked at loo

Origin of LOO

short for obsolete English lanterloo, from French lanturelu twaddle
First Known Use: 1675

Other Game Terms

bezique, carom, convention, crap, euchre, gambit, monte, parlay, tierce

2loo

verb

Definition of LOO

transitive verb
:  to obligate to contribute to a new pool at loo for failing to win a trick

First Known Use of LOO

1680

Other Game Terms

bezique, carom, convention, crap, euchre, gambit, monte, parlay, tierce

3loo

noun

Definition of LOO

chiefly British
:  toilet 3

Origin of LOO

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1940

Other Household Terms

cruet, curiosity, duvet, fiasco, sham, taper, valance, whatnot

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