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loun

See also: Loun

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Origin uncertain. Compare Scots lounder (to deal heavy blows on, thrash).

VerbEdit

loun (third-person singular simple present louns, present participle louning, simple past and past participle louned)

  1. (UK dialectal, chiefly Northern England) To beat; thrash.

Etymology 2Edit

From either Scots loon (boy, lad) or Middle Dutch loen (fool, lout).

NounEdit

loun (plural louns)

  1. (Ulster) boy, youth

LuxembourgishEdit

VerbEdit

loun

  1. second-person singular imperative of lounen