LL

or L.L.

ll.

  1. lines.

l.l.

1
  1. in the place quoted.

Origin of l.l.

1
From the Latin word locō laudātō

l.l.

2

'll

  1. a contraction of will: I'll answer the phone. He'll pay the check. What'll we do?
  2. contraction of till1 (used when the preceding word ends in t): Wait'll your father comes home!

Usage note

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British Dictionary definitions for ll

LL

abbreviation for
  1. Late Latin
  2. Low Latin
  3. Lord Lieutenant

ll.

abbreviation for
  1. lines (of written matter)
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Word Origin and History for ll

L.L.

contraction of Latin legum "of laws, in degrees;" e.g. L.L.D., which stands for Legum Doctor "Doctor of Laws." Plural abbreviations in Latin formed by doubling the letter.

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