A-Z Database

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Lush (alcoholic)

A lush is chiefly American slang for a drunkard or alcoholic and dates in this sense from the mid-19th century. It is thought to be derived from a lar...

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Luvvy

Luvvy is a modern British colloquialism that has been popular in the theatre world since the early 1980s and was originally used by camp, affected the...

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Lynch/Lynching

Lynching has come to mean the illegal execution of anyone by a mob and is first cited in this sense from the late 19th century in America. Although ly...

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