noun Scot. and North England.
Origin of loof1
Definition for loof (2 of 2)
Origin of loof2
Examples from the Web for loof
Tender hands could not stand it a moment: one dash of a rustic “loof” would make the blood spurt from the tip of every finger.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol I of II)|Alice Bertha Gomme
The ill-deedy wratches, to blister a' my loof wi' the poker!
Luff, luf, n. the windward side of a ship: the act of sailing a ship close to the wind: the loof.
Nen tek dissa bamboo po' to shove frough dissa ho' in loof—vay quier.
Word Origin and History for loof
"palm of the hand," Scottish and Northern English, c.1300, from Old Norse lofe, cognate with Gothic lofa, Russian lapa "paw," Lettish lepa "paw."