lost property

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noun Chiefly British.


Nearby words

  1. lost in the shuffle,
  2. lost in thought,
  3. lost motion,
  4. lost on one,
  5. lost pleiad,
  6. lost river,
  7. lost river range,
  8. lost tribes,
  9. lost tribes of israel,
  10. lost-wax process

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Examples from the Web for lost property

  • The mistress turned to the lost-property basket, stooped down, drew out the missing book, and handed it reproachfully to Merle.

    A Fortunate Term|Angela Brazil
  • It was only after a long hunt that she discovered her missing book in the lost-property cupboard.