[loo-fuh] /ˈlu fə/
Also called dishcloth gourd, rag gourd.
Also called vegetable sponge. the dried, fibrous interior of this fruit, used as a sponge.
the fibrous interior of the fruit of the dishcloth gourd, which is dried, bleached, and used as a bath sponge or for scrubbing
another name for dishcloth gourd
1879, from Egyptian Arabic lufah, the name of the plant (Luffa ægyptiaca) with fibrous pods from which flesh-brushes are made.
noun [origin uncertain; perhaps fr Irish luigean, ”a weak person”]
noun a large wad of spit or phlegm Examples The brats hocked loogies. Usage Note slang n. “nasal mucus,” U.S. slang, by 1990. noun A mass of phlegm and saliva that is ejected from the mouth: The immature kids hocked loogies
[loo-ee] /ˈlu i/ noun, Slang. 1. a lieutenant of the armed forces. noun A lieutenant; loot2: They demoted me to second looey (WWI Army)
[loo] /lu/ noun, plural loos. 1. a card game in which forfeits are paid into a pool. 2. the forfeit or sum paid into the pool. 3. the fact of being looed. verb (used with object), looed, looing. 4. to subject to a forfeit at loo. [loo] /lu/ verb (used with or without object), looed, […]