Definitions for loolu

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

loolu(n.)(pl.)loos

  1. (n.)a card game in which forfeits are paid into a pool.

    Category: Games

  2. the forfeit or sum paid into the pool.

    Category: Games

  3. (v.t.)to subject to a forfeit at loo.

    Category: Games

Origin of loo:

1665–75; short for lanterloo < D lanterlu < F lantur(e)lu orig., the refrain of a song

loo*lu(n.)(pl.)loos.

  1. Category: British

    Ref: toilet (defs. 1, 2). 1 2

* Brit..

Origin of loo:

1935–40; of uncert. orig.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. water closet, closet, W.C., loo(noun)

    a toilet in Britain

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. loo(noun)lu

    toilet or bathroom

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loo(noun)

    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 is the knave of clubs or (if so agreed upon) the knave of trumps; -- formerly called lanterloo

  2. Loo(noun)

    a modification of the game of "all fours" in which the players replenish their hands after each round by drawing each a card from the pack

  3. Loo(verb)

    to beat in the game of loo by winning every trick

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'loo' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4443

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