- a meaningless chant or refrain
Etymology: French lanturlu, originally the refrain of a sixteenth-century song.
- 1963: The helmsman began to sing a monotonous, Levantine . " Thomas Pynchon, V.
- an old trick-taking card game (also known as loo), where each player is dealt three or five cards. It gained much popularity in England in the 17th century, as a gambling game or a domestic pastime.
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