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lote

[loht]
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noun Archaic.
  1. lotus.
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Origin of lote

First recorded in 1500–10, lote is from the Latin word lōtus
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Historical Examples

  • Neither Captain Lote nor his wife had read anything of the kind in the papers.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Captain Lote was not in the habit of taking his women-folks on his voyages with him.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Captain Lote watched him for a moment and then put on his own.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Even Captain Lote's praise of the Lusitania poem was whole-hearted and ungrudging.

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    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • Captain Lote's temper was boiling now, contradiction was its worst provocative.

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    Joseph Crosby Lincoln


Word Origin and History for lote

n.

1510s, anglicized form of lotus.

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