Definition of Loopholes

1. Noun. (plural of loophole) ¹



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Definition of Loopholes

1. loophole [v] - See also: loophole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Loopholes

loop ratio
loop ratios
loop resection
loop the loop
loop topology
loop transfer function
loop transfer functions
loopable
loopback
loopbacks
looped
looper
loopers
loophole
loopholed
loopholes (current term)
loopholing
loopie
loopier
loopies
loopiest
loopily
loopiness
loopinesses
looping
loopings
loopless
looplight
looplights
loops

Literary usage of Loopholes

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1. Trench Warfare: A Manual for Officers and Men by Joseph Shuter Smith (1917)
"During an attack, firing is never possible through, loopholes as it is too ... Moreover, promiscuous firing through loopholes by inefficient riflemen is of ..."

2. Battles of the Nineteenth Century by Archibald Forbes, George Alfred Henty, Arthur Griffiths (1896)
"A line of loopholes perforated the wall about three feet from the ground, ... Some got as far as the loopholes, and seized the bayonets ; others struck with ..."

3. Chronicles of the City of Perugia 1492-1503 by Francesco Maturanzio, Edward Strachan Morgan (1905)
"loopholes for their guns to fire through. At the same time the choir and sacristy were built, and the whole church was made glorious within with many ..."

4. England's Industrial Development by Arthur Donald Innes (1912)
"But after the Ten Hours Bill was passed, employers found that the wording of the clauses left loopholes which enabled them to work women and young persons ..."

5. Treatise on Fortification, Or, Lectures Delivered to Officers Reading for by Auguste Frédéric Lendy (1862)
"loopholes are of two kinds, horizontal and vertical, the former of which is rarely employed ... In vertical loopholes the exterior opening is 3 inches wide, ..."

6. The Riviera by William Scott (1907)
"still standing with their loopholes for defence, as in the days when the savage " Barberi " ravaged these coasts, and when the Commune served out a gun and ..."

7. Occident, with Preludes on Current Events by Joseph Cook (1884)
"There are large and dangerous loopholes in this new enactment. Suffice it to say, many a man who voted for it is now whispering, "We will drive a coach and ..."

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