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loof

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[ loof ]
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noun Scot. and North England.
the palm of the hand.
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Origin of loof

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

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[ loof ]
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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).

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