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labret Tweet Definition of labret Like Definition of labret on Facebook
noun 
  1. a form of body piercing in which an object is attached to the lip
     
lascar Tweet Definition of lascar Like Definition of lascar on Facebook
noun 
  1. A sailor, army servant or artilleryman from India or SE Asia.
     
lodge Tweet Definition of lodge Like Definition of lodge on Facebook
noun 
  1. porter, Porter's rooms in the main entrance to a building.
  2. A group of freemasons, the smallest organizational structure of freemasons.
  3. A hotel or resort, usually in a rural area
  4. A building used for recreational use such as a hunting lodge or a summer cabin
  5. A country house
verb (lodg, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To be firmly fixed in a specified position.
I've got some spinach lodged between my teeth.
  1. (intransitive) To pay rent to a landlord or landlady who lives in the same house.
  2. (transitive) To supply with a room or place to sleep in for a time.
  3. (transitive) To put money, jewellery, or other valuables for safety.
  4. (transitive) To place (a statement, etc.) with the proper authority, authorities (such as courts, etc.).
     
lunate Tweet Definition of lunate Like Definition of lunate on Facebook
noun 
  1. (archaeology) A small stone artifact, probably an arrowhead, with a blunt straight edge and a sharpened, crescent-shaped back, especially characteristic of the Mesolithic Period.
adjective 
  1. Shaped like a crescent.
     

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