Definition of Lost-and-found

1. Noun. Repository in a public building where lost articles can be kept until their owners reclaim them.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lost-and-found

loss ratio
losses
lossful
lossier
lossiest
lossily
lossless
losslessly
losslessness
lossmaker
lossmakers
lossmaking
lossy
lost
lost(p)
lost-and-found (current term)
lost and found
lost and founds
lost cause
lost count
lost errand
lost errands
lost face
lost for words
lost in action
lost in the shuffle
lost in thought
lost it
lost properties
lost property

Literary usage of Lost-and-found

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1. Southern Literary Messenger (1859)
"LOST AND FOUND. Dear Angel, in my happy dreams, I saw you ere you came to me, As morning sees the ..."

2. Pioneering the West, 1846 to 1878: Major Howard Egan's Diary : Also by Howard Egan (1917)
"LOST AND FOUND, OR RIDING IN A CIRCLE. Another pony express rider on the Salt Lake ride to Rush Yalley made Cedar Fort (Fort Crittenden), in Cedar Valley. ..."

3. Perley's Reminiscences of Sixty Years in the National Metropolis by Benjamin Perley Poore (1886)
"... THE PRESIDENT-ELECT WITH PROMINENT MEN—REMARKABLE MEMORY—SOUTHERN COMMISSIONERS—THE INAUGURAL MESSAGE LOST AND FOUND—THE NEW CABINET—THE INAUGURATION. ..."

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