See also: Loun

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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. (Britain 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

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