loblolly

loblolly
noun
thick gruel (Freq. 1)
Hypernyms: ↑gruel

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  • Loblolly — can refer to: *Loblolly Pine ( Pinus taeda ), a tree *Loblolly bay ( Gordonia lasianthus ), a tree *Loblolly boy, an assistant to a ship s surgeon *Loblolly Stable, a horse breeding and racing stable in Arkansas, USA *Loblolly Band, an L.A. born… …   Wikipedia

  • Loblolly — Lob lol ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] {Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the maritime… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • loblolly — [läb′läl΄ē] n. pl. loblollies [16th c., prob. < dial. lob, to bubble, boil + dial. lolly, broth, soup] 1. Dial. a thick gruel ☆ 2. Dial. a mudhole; muddy puddle 3. a) a common pine (Pinus taeda) of the SE U.S., having long needles borne in… …   English World dictionary

  • loblolly — thick gruel, 1590s, probably from lob, onomatopoeic of bubbling and boiling + lolly, obsolete Devonshire dialect word for broth, soup, food boiled in a pot …   Etymology dictionary

  • loblolly — lob·lol·ly (lŏb’lŏl′ē) n. pl. lob·lol·lies 1) Chiefly Southern US A mudhole; a mire. 2) The loblolly pine. ╂ [Perhaps dialectal lob, to bubble + lolly, broth.] Word History: In some regional dialects of the American South, the term loblolly is… …   Word Histories

  • loblolly — noun (plural lies) Etymology: probably from English dialect lob to boil + obsolete English dialect lolly broth Date: 1597 1. dialect a. a thick gruel b. mire, mudhole 2. dialect lout …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • loblolly — /ˈlɒbˌlɒli/ (say lob.lolee) noun (plural loblollies) 1. Nautical a thick gruel. 2. Also, loblolly pine. a. a pine, Pinus taeda, of the southern US. b. the wood of this tree. {probably from dialect lob sup noisily + lolly gruel} …  

  • Loblolly-bay — or Gordonia lasianthus is a member of the Tea or Theaceae family.Taxobox name = Gordonia lasianthus image width = 250px image caption = Gordonia lasianthus flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales… …   Wikipedia

  • Loblolly bay — Loblolly Lob lol ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] {Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loblolly boy — Loblolly Lob lol ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] {Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Loblolly pine — Loblolly Lob lol ly, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] {Loblolly bay} (Bot.), an elegant white flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus {Gordonia} ({Gordonia Lasianthus}), growing in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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