loupe loupe  /ˈlup/


  • (n) small magnifying glass (usually set in an eyepiece) used by jewelers and horologists


  1. When my friend Duncan gave me his confirmation pendant with an engraving of the Virgin Mary, I looked at it through my loupe and offered him $210.
  2. Consider the loupe-eyed precision with which he recounts this atrocity: A German police battalion arrived at the shtetl of Sudilkov, in the Ukraine.
  3. I'm a large-handed man, and this thing is tiny -- you need a jeweler's loupe to work it.


  • Fire north of Rifle Gap grows, threatens structures

    A wildfire about three miles north of Rifle Gap Reservoir has grown quickly this afternoon to at least 40 acres and is threatening two structures. Firefighters “anticipate that it’s going to grow fairly actively this afternoon,” said fire spokeswoman Lee Ann Loupe.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

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