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LOCK
LOCK-:AND:-:KEY:, n. The distinguishing device of civilization and enlightenment.
LODGER
LODGER, n. A less popular name for the Second Person of that delectable newspaper Trinity, the Roomer, the Bedder, and the Mealer.
LOGANIMITY
LOGANIMITY, n. The disposition to endure injury with meek forbearance while maturing a plan of revenge.
LOGIC
LOGIC, n. The art of thinking and reasoning in strict accordance with the limitations and incapacities of the human misunderstanding. The basic of logic is the syllogism, consisting of More…
LOGOMACHY
LOGOMACHY, n. A war in which the weapons are words and the wounds punctures in the swim-bladder of self-esteem — a kind of contest in which, the vanquished being unconscious of defeat, More…
LONGEVITY
LONGEVITY, n. Uncommon extension of the fear of death.
LOOKING
LOOKING-:GLASS:, n. A vitreous plane upon which to display a fleeting show for man's disillusion given. The King of Manchuria had a magic looking-glass, whereon whoso looked saw, not More…
LOQUACITY
LOQUACITY, n. A disorder which renders the sufferer unable to curb his tongue when you wish to talk.
LORD
LORD, n. In American society, an English tourist above the state of a costermonger, as, lord 'Aberdasher, Lord Hartisan and so forth. The traveling Briton of lesser degree is addressed More…
LORE
LORE, n. Learning — particularly that sort which is not derived from a regular course of instruction but comes of the reading of occult books, or by nature. This latter is commonly More…
LOSS
LOSS, n. Privation of that which we had, or had not. Thus, in the latter sense, it is said of a defeated candidate that he "lost his election"; and of that eminent man, the More…
LOVE
LOVE, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage or by removal of the patient from the influences under which he incurred the disorder. This disease, like _caries_ and many other More…
LOW
LOW-:BRED:, adj. "Raised" instead of brought up.
The Devil's dictionary from 1911 University Dictionaries
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