Loun meaning

(UK dialectal, chiefly Northern England) To beat; thrash.
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(Ulster) Boy, youth.
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Origin of loun

  • From either Scots loon (“boy, lad”) or Middle Dutch loen (“fool, lout”).
    From Wiktionary
  • Origin uncertain. Compare Scots lounder (“to deal heavy blows on, thrash”).
    From Wiktionary