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lote

[loht] /loʊt/
noun, Archaic.
1.
Origin of lote
1500-1510
1500-10; < Latin lōtus
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  • Captain lote was in the inner office, the morning newspaper in his hand, when his grandson entered and closed the door behind him.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Captain lote was not in the habit of taking his women-folks on his voyages with him.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Captain lote read the letter at first alone in his private office.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Neither Captain lote nor his wife had read anything of the kind in the papers.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • If Cap'n lote knew anybody'd smoked a cigarette in here I don't know's he wouldn't kill 'em.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Captain lote's temper was boiling now, contradiction was its worst provocative.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Captain lote watched him for a moment and then put on his own.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Captain lote was the first to speak after ratification of the contract.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • "There goes a good girl, Al," was Captain lote's only comment.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Even Captain lote's praise of the Lusitania poem was whole-hearted and ungrudging.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Word Origin and History for lote
n.

1510s, anglicized form of lotus.

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