- lotus of the good law,
- lotus position,
Origin of lotto
Examples from the Web for lotto
Lotto is propped up by the notion that “Hey, you never know” though of course you do know—you know that you will not win.A Doctor Explains Why Cruise Ships Should Be Banned|Kent Sepkowitz|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The one-in-a-million chance is exactly that—a small but real chance, as any lotto winner will tell you.All These AIDS ‘Cures’ Are a Fantasy—One That Can Cause Real Harm|Kent Sepkowitz|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Applying for a permit is kind of like playing the Lotto, but with worse odds.
Whenever I say, ‘Oh, can I have my lotto number, the newspaper?’Meet Mariann From Brooklyn, Howard Stern’s Biggest Fan|Kevin Fallon|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the end he begins to attitudinise and to display those artificial graces which were presently accentuated by Lotto.
His colours show a brilliancy and depth acquired by studying Titian; and then, again, his bright tints remind us of Lotto.
The wooden balls, like those of the Lotto, appear to have been hollow, and to have contained the ticket or written order.
One is called the Italian or Genoese lotto, or merely the lotto; the other is the common lottery well known in England.
Why, I am anything but a spring chicken, yet Lotto was an old game when I was young.Camping|Alexandra G. Lockwine
Word Origin for lotto
1778, "type of card game," from French loto and directly from Italian lotto "a lot," from Old French lot "lot, share, reward, prize," from Frankish or some other Germanic source (cf. Old English and Old Frisian hlot; see lot (n.)). Meaning "a lottery, a game of chance" is attested from 1787.