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loaf

lohf

  • n  a shaped mass of baked bread that is usually sliced before eating
  • n  a quantity of food (other than bread) formed in a particular shape
    meat loaf
    sugar loaf
    a loaf of cheese
  • v  be lazy or idle
  • v  be about

  • Communism last week dropped a crumb on India's bare table, and ran away with a loaf of propaganda.
  • Congress, which had hoped and planned for a lazy, two-months' loaf, will have just about half that.
  • Then there are the workaday renovations: the store-bought zest that transforms the meat loaf, the iced tea in a bottle you can take on the run.
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  • John Edwards in FOXNews
    No more we'll-get-around-to-it-next-time,Edwards said. "No more taking half a loaf. No more tomorrow. For the men and women who are leaving this country to serve in Iraq, there is no tomorrow."
  • Arlen Specter in Seattle Times
    The bill "is very, very heavily tilted to Wall Street and not to Main Street. ...... It's the little guy who's not being taken care of," said Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa. "This is not half a loaf, this is a crumb."
  • Roy Williams in SI.com
    They know what to do, but they have to build habits,Williams said. "In high school they were so much quicker and athletic and they could loaf a little defensively. At this level they are playing guys just as quick. They have to keep...

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