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lanterloo

lanterloo


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lanterloo  \Lan"ter*loo`\,  n. 
  An  old  name  of  {loo} 
  a  . 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loo  \Loo\,  n.  [For  older  lanterloo,  F.  lanturelu  lanturlu  name 
  of  the  game;  orig.,  the  refrain  of  a  vaudeville.] 
  a  An  old  game  played  with  five  or  three  cards  dealt  to 
  each  player  from  a  full  pack.  When  five  cards  are  used 
  the  highest  card  is  the  knave  of  clubs  or  (if  so  agreed 
  upon)  the  knave  of  trumps;  --  formerly  called 
  {lanterloo}. 
  b  A  modification  of  the  game  of  ``all  fours''  in  which  the 
  players  replenish  their  hands  after  each  round  by  drawing 
  each  a  card  from  the  pack.