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lote

[loht] /loʊt/
noun, Archaic.
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Origin of lote
1500-1510
First recorded in 1500-10, lote is from the Latin word lōtus
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  • Neither Captain lote nor his wife had read anything of the kind in the papers.

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  • Captain lote watched him for a moment and then put on his own.

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  • Captain lote was not in the habit of taking his women-folks on his voyages with him.

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  • Captain lote's temper was boiling now, contradiction was its worst provocative.

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  • Captain lote was the first to speak after ratification of the contract.

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  • Even Captain lote's praise of the Lusitania poem was whole-hearted and ungrudging.

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  • "There goes a good girl, Al," was Captain lote's only comment.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Captain lote, having finished his story, felt in his pocket for a match.

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  • Captain lote lapsed into silence, drumming the desk with his big fingers.

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  • Captain lote read the letter at first alone in his private office.

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Word Origin and History for lote
n.

1510s, anglicized form of lotus.

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