Loo meaning

lo͝o
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A card game in which each player contributes stakes to a pool.
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A hot, dusty wind in Bihar and the Punjab.
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The card game lanterloo.
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A toilet.
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A card game played for a pool made up of stakes and forfeits.
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To cause to pay a forfeit at loo.
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(brit., informal) A toilet.
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(colloquial, Australia, New Zealand, UK) A toilet.
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To beat in the game of loo by winning every trick.

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Origin of loo

  • Short for obsolete lanterloo from French lanturlu a meaningless refrain, loo

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hindi उल्का (ulkā), from Sanskrit उल्का (ulkā).

    From Wiktionary

  • A particular brand of early toilet cisterns, trademarked 'Waterloo'.

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortened form of lanterloo.

    From Wiktionary

  • French lieu, place

    From Wiktionary