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Not to be confused with:loot booty; spoils or plunder taken by pillaging; to ransack, plunder:loot the art museumsAbused, Confused, & Misused Words by Mary Embree Copyright © 2007, 2013 by Mary Embreelute1(loot)n.A stringed instrument having a body shaped like a pear sliced lengthwise and a neck with a fretted fingerboard that is usually bent just below the tuning pegs.[Middle English, from Old Frenchlut, from Old Provençallaut, from Arabical-d:al-,the+d,wood, branch, stem, lute.]lute2(loot)n.A substance, such as dried clay or cement, used to pack and seal pipe joints and other connections or coat a porous surface in order to make it tight. Also calledluting.tr.v.luted,luting,lutesTo coat, pack, or seal with lute.[Middle English, from Old Frenchlut, from Latinlutum,potters clay.]American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.lute(luːt)n(Instruments) an ancient plucked stringed instrument, consisting of a long fingerboard with frets and gut strings, and a body shaped like a sliced pear[C14: from Old Frenchlut,via Old Provençal from Arabical d,literally: the wood]lute(luːt)n1.(Building) Also called:lutinga mixture of cement and clay used to seal the joints between pipes, etc2.(Dentistry)dentistrya thin layer of cement used to fix a crown or inlay in place on a toothvb(Building) (tr) to seal (a joint or surface) with lute[C14: via Old French ultimately from Latinlutumclay]Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014lute1(lut)
n.a stringed musical instrument having a long, fretted neck and a hollow, typically pear-shaped body with a vaulted back.[132575; Middle English Middle French, Old French Old Provençallaut Arabical dliterally, the wood]lute2(lut)
n.,v.luted, luting.n.1.luting.v.t.2.to seal or cement with luting.[13751425; late Middle English Medieval Latinlutum(Latin: mud, clay)]Random House Kernerman Websters College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.Lutea flock of mallard.Dictionary of Collective Nouns and Group Terms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.lute
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– a substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid
sealing material- any substance used to seal joints or fill cracks in a porous surface
– chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard
chordophone- a stringed instrument of the group including harps, lutes, lyres, and zithers
fingerboard- a narrow strip of wood on the neck of some stringed instruments (violin or cello or guitar etc) where the strings are held against the wood with the fingers
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; dont force me, the man pleaded, and there was appeal in his eyes and voice.
You think she is too old, too sedate,
Wanderers in that happy valley, Through two luminous windows, saw Spirits moving musically, To a
s well-tuned law, Round about a throne where, sitting(Porphyrogene) In state his glory well befitting, The ruler of the realm was seen.
. Song and singing soon are over As the airy shades that hover In among the purple clover.
Well, my dear lord, If you will not draw melodies from your
To charm my moody and oer-troubled soul Youll drink with me at least?
from a cup-board and gave it to the Persian, who began to play on it, singing the while with such skill and taste that the Caliph was enchanted.
Never have I heard a finer voice, nor the
When they had finished Noureddin took thirty gold pieces (all that remained of what Sangiar had given him) and presented them to the Caliph, who, thanking him, asked as a further favour if the lady would play him one piece on the
. The Persian gladly consented, and sang and played so as to delight the Caliph.
But listen, for it seems he is tuning a
or guitar, and from the way he is spitting and clearing his chest he must be getting ready to sing something.
From silver lamps a thin blue smoke is streaming, And golden vases mid the feast are gleaming; Now sound the
in unison, Within the gates our lives are one.
The queens passed to their own apartments, accompanied by them music of theorbos and
; the king found his musketeers awaiting him on the grand flight of steps, for M.
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