Lingo



[ling-goh]

noun, plural lingoes.
1.
the language and speech, especially the jargon, slang, or argot, of a particular field, group, or individual:
gamblers’ lingo.
2.
language or speech, especially if strange or foreign.
[ling-goh]
noun, plural lingoes.
1.
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[ling-goh]
noun
1.
a metal weight attached to the cords of a Jacquard harness, for lowering the warp threads after they have been raised and for keeping the harness cords taut.
2.
the same object attached to a drawloom.
/ˈlɪŋɡəʊ/
noun (pl) -goes
1.
(informal) any foreign or unfamiliar language, jargon, etc
n.

“foreign speech,” 1650s, possibly a corrupt form of lingua franca (q.v.), or from Provençal lingo “language, tongue,” from Old Provençal lenga, from Latin lingua “tongue” (see lingual).

noun

Language; jargon; idiom (1660+)

An animation scripting language.
[MacroMind Director V3.0 Interactivity Manual, MacroMind 1991].

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