A gambling card game, popular from the 17th to the 19th centuries, in which a player who fails to win a trick must pay a sum to a pool
water closet: a toilet in Britain
(loos) Austrian architect (1870-1933)
Lõo is a village in Hanila Parish, Lääne County, in western Estonia.
Lanterloo, also known as Loo, is a 17th-century trick taking game of the Trump family of which many varieties are recorded. It belongs to a sprawling line of card games whose more intelligent members include Nap, Euchre, Rams, Mao, Hombre, and Spoil Five. ...
In painting: * Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo (1719–1795), French painter of allegorical scenes and portraits * Charles-André van Loo (1705–1765), French subject painter * Jean-Baptiste van Loo (1684–1745), French subject and portrait painter * Louis-Michel van Loo (1707–1771), French painter
The Loo (Hindi: लू, Urdu: لو, Punjabi: ਲੂ) is a strong, hot and dry summer afternoon wind from the west which blows over the western Indo-Gangetic Plain region of North India and Pakistan. It is especially strong in the months of May and June. ...
(Loos (Nord)) Loos is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.
(Loos (surname)) In television and film: * Anita Loos (1888-1981), American screen writer and author * Mary Loos (1910-2004), American actress * Theodor Loos (1883-1954), German actor
(Loos (village)) Los is a locality situated in Ljusdal Municipality, Gävleborg County, Sweden with 403 inhabitants in 2005.
n: A police officer's friendly term for "Lieutenant".
the lavatory. Also known as the W.C. (the water closet). "The loo is on your left, down the hallway!"
A British colloquialism for a toilet, perhaps derived from "Gardy loo!"
A toilet (see Toilet). There is a lot of argument over the origin of this word, the most popular being that it was ripped from the French gardez l’eau – “watch out for the water! ...
a toilet, bathroom, or lavatory; bog or khasi; latrine or head
n. What we call the loo is what Americans very politely call the restroom. I believe that the derivation of this word is from a long time ago when people used to shout "gardez l'eau" (the French equivalent of "look out for the water") and throw their human waste out of the window onto gutters in ...
A card game in which forfeits are paid into a pool.
n. 1. Toilette. In some hotels the toilettes may be numbered ``00'' to distinguish them from the actual bedrooms.