[ loi ]
/ lɔɪ /
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
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Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?
Words nearby Loy
, loya jirga
, Loyal Order of Moose
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How to use Loy in a sentence
Only the diehard loyalists—Myrna Loy and Eddie Cantor—came forward enthusiastically.
Kayn Mac Loy stretched his leg; and the big man applied to it leaves of herbs and healing; and it was healed.
He was obliged to take a LOY from one of their reluctant hands, and began the attack himself.
Loy was not only a translator but also an author of no mean ability.
In Roscommon this word is applied to the handle of a loy or spade which has been broken and patched together again.
The paintings of Mina Loy seem to the beholder the strange creations of a vagrant fancy.
British Dictionary definitions for Loy
Irish a narrow spade with a single footrest
Word Origin for loy
C18: from Irish Gaelic láí
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