loof

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[ loof ]
/ luf /

noun Scot. and North England.

the palm of the hand.

Origin of loof

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1300–50; Middle English lofe < Old Norse lōfi, cognate with Gothic lōfa

Definition for loof (2 of 2)

loof

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[ loof ]
/ luf /

noun Nautical.

the tapering of a hull toward the stern.
Now Rare. the broad after part of the bows of a vessel.
Now Rare. luff(def 1).

Origin of loof

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