- pertaining to w:Laodicea on the Lycus, Laodicea
- lukewarm, neither hot nor cold (with reference to Revelation 3:16)
Etymology: From Latin Laodicea, from Greek , a city in Asia Minor.
- 1955: The baths were mostly tiled showers, with an endless variety of spouting mechanisms, but with one definitely non- characteristic in common, a propensity, while in use, to turn instantly beastly hot or blindingly cold upon you, depending on whether your neighbor turned on his cold or his hot to deprive you of a necessary complement in the shower you had so carefully blended. " Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
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