Definition of Loafings
1. loafing [n] - See also: loafing
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loafings
loaf of bread
loafings (current term)
Literary usage of Loafings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"In literature we can instinctively distinguish an author's works from his loafings, the clear sky of his mind from its muggy weather. ..."
2. The Real Mormonism: A Candid Analysis of an Interesting But Much by Robert C. Webb (1916)
"But anti-Mormonism has learned many new " tricks " in course of " unraveling " the tortuous plottings and " loafings " of Smith, Rigdon, and others, ..."
3. Degeneration by Max Simon Nordau (1895)
"As they have never learnt, read, or thought about, anything, all that they pick up in bars, or in their loafings, is naturally new and hitherto non-existent ..."
4. A Philosopher in Portugal by Eugene E. Street (1903)
"After this extremely energetic effort, the Philosopher resumed his apparently aimless wanderings and loafings. He often strolled up the " Rua das Flores ..."