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Lanterloo

Definition of the noun Lanterloo

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noun

  1. A meaningless chant or refrain.
  2. [cards] An old trick-taking card game (also known as loo), where each player is dealt three or five cards. It gained much popularity in England in the 17th century, as a gambling game or a domestic pastime.

Explanation

Lanterloo or Loo is a 17th-century trick taking game of the Trump family of which many varieties are recorded. It belongs to a line of card games whose members include Nap, Euchre, Rams, Mao, Hombre, and Spoil Five. It is considered a modification of the game of "All Fours", another English game possibly of Dutch origin, in which the players replenish their hands after each round by drawing each fresh new card from the pack.

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Google previewResearches into the history of playing cards; with illustrations of the origin of printing and engraving on wood (1816)

by Samuel Weller Singer

LANTERLOO. Lanterloo is a game may be played several ways , 2 Y ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Lanterloo was very popular in the 17th ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

|- ----| -- -- - 00 (formerly called LANTERLoo), a round game of cards.

Google previewHoyle's Modern Encyclopedia of Card Games (2013)

Rules of All the Basic Games and Popular Variations by Walter B. Gibson

LANTERLOO: See ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. I - N by William Nicholson

LANTERLOO, or Loo, a ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia (1818)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences. Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

LANTERLOO, or Loo, a game at cards, Played several ways, whereof we shall only mention two. The first way is this: lift for dealing, and the best put carries it: as many may Play as the cards will permit; five being dealt to each, and then turning ...

Google previewAmerican Edition of the British Encyclopedia (1821)

Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ; Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson

LANTERLOO, or Loo, a ...

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Lanterloo Meaning

Video shows what lanterloo means. A meaningless chant or refrain.. An old trick-taking card game (also known as loo), where each player is dealt three or five ...

Scrabble value of L1A1N1T1E1R1L1O1O1

The value of this 9-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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