Definition of Looves
1. loof [n] - See also: loof
Lexicographical Neighbors of Looves
looves (current term)
Literary usage of Looves
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Letter-book of Gabriel Harvey, A.D. 1573-1580 by Gabriel Harvey, Edward John Long Scott (1884)
"I beseech you reserve your king of looves for the courte or the cuntry ; it is no university peece of lerning. ..."
2. Select English Works of John Wyclif by John Wycliffe (1869)
"And bis seide Crist to temple Philip, for he wist what he was to do. And Philip seide to Crist bat looves of two ..."
3. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"Loof \i'l. looves], the palm of the hand: 'an's loot upon her bosom,' i. 40. ... 13. 13; ' wi' well-spread looves, an' laug wry faces,' i. 149. 19. ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"The palm of the hand ; pL looves. ... To reckon, *c- looves. ». pi. Palms of the hands. T. LIT»«. To LOPPER, ». *. To ripple. ..."