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[lil-oh] /ˈlɪl oʊ/
George, 1693?–1739, English dramatist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The shock of finding that Lillo had run away overcame every other feeling in Tessa for the moment.

    Romola George Eliot
  • Lillo put the sketch on the mantel-shelf and drew his arm-chair to the fire.

    The Greater Inclination Edith Wharton
  • Mr. Lillo had previously written a ballad-opera, "Sylvia;" but now he aimed to show the hideousness and consequence of vice.

  • Her voice was unsteady, and Lillo was looking up at her with awed wonder.

    Romola George Eliot
  • Romola sat nearly opposite Lillo, but she was not observing him.

    Romola George Eliot
  • Lillo turned the story into a tragedy, The Fatal Curiosity, 1736.

    Cornish Characters S. Baring-Gould
  • Upon the 7th of May a more determined attempt was made upon the Kowenstyn, by the fleet from Lillo.

  • This powder they preserve in bags of linen or cotton, and call it Lillo.

  • I shall not mind going without Lillo so much, if I bring him something.

    Romola George Eliot
  • Like the Elizabethan plays, Lillo's are bald, detailed, and moralizing.

    Tragedy Ashley H. Thorndike

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