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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loaf  \Loaf\,  n.;  pl  {Loaves}.  [OE.  lof,  laf,  AS  hl[=a]f;  akin 
  to  G.  laib,  OHG.  hleip  Icel.  hleifr  Goth.  hlaifs  Russ. 
  khlieb',  Lith.  kl["e]pas.  Cf  {Lady},  {Lammas},  {Lord}.] 
  Any  thick  lump,  mass,  or  cake;  especially,  a  large  regularly 
  shaped  or  molded  mass,  as  of  bread,  sugar,  or  cake.  --Bacon. 
 
  {Loaf  sugar},  refined  sugar  that  has  been  formed  into  a 
  conical  loaf  in  a  mold. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loaf  \Loaf\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Loafed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Loafing}.]  [G.  laufen  to  run,  Prov.  G.  loofen.  See  {Leap}.] 
  To  spend  time  in  idleness;  to  lounge  or  loiter  about  `` 
  Loafing  vagabonds.''  --W.  Black. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Loaf  \Loaf\,  v.  t. 
  To  spend  in  idleness;  --  with  away  as  to  loaf  time  away 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  loaf 
  n  :  a  shaped  mass  of  baked  bread  [syn:  {loaf  of  bread}] 
  v  1:  be  lazy  or  idle;  "Her  son  is  just  bumming  around  all  day" 
  [syn:  {bum  around},  {bum  about},  {arse  around},  {arse 
  about},  {frig  around},  {waste  one's  time},  {lounge 
  around},  {loll},  {loll  around},  {lounge  about}] 
  2:  be  about  "The  high  school  students  like  to  loiter  in  the 
  Central  Square";  "Who  is  this  man  that  is  hanging  around 
  the  department?"  [syn:  {loiter},  {lounge},  {footle},  {lollygag}, 
  {lallygag},  {hang  around},  {mess  about},  {tarry},  {linger}, 
  {lurk},  {mill  about},  {mill  around}] 




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