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loo

play
noun \ˈlü\

Definition of loo

  1. 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. 2 :  money staked at loo

Origin and Etymology of loo

short for obsolete English lanterloo, from French lanturelu twaddle


First Known Use: 1675


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loo

verb

Definition of loo

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

1680

First Known Use of loo

1680


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loo

noun

Definition of loo

chiefly British

  1. :  toilet 3

Origin and Etymology of loo

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1940

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