Origin of lox1
Definition for lox (2 of 3)
Origin of lox2
Definition for lox (3 of 3)
Origin of liquid oxygen
Examples from the Web for lox
I love to break the fast with herring and with the very American bagel, lox, and cream cheese.
From x-, prefix denoting feminine gender; kan, yellow; lox, to strike with the closed fist.Reports on the Maya Indians of Yucatan|Santiago Mendez
But as soon as Lox finished, the maidens all set upon the stranger, and beat him till he ran away into the woods.
The younger sat down and began to weep, thinking that Lox would certainly overtake them.The Myths of the North American Indians|Lewis Spence
He pounced down, and caught hold of Lox by the hair and carried him a mile up into the sky, and then let go.
Those flashlight batteries are cheaper than lox, this is the thing of the future!Toy Shop|Henry Maxwell Dempsey
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Word Origin for lox
British Dictionary definitions for lox (2 of 3)
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Word Origin and History for lox
1934, American English, from Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs "salmon," from Proto-Germanic *lakhs-, from the common IE root for the fish, *laks- (cf. Lithuanian laszisza, Russian losos, Polish łosoś "salmon").