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  • n  a globular water bottle used in Asia
  • n  burbot

  • That has helped earn her the derogatory epithet lota, the round-bottomed (and thus wobbly) pitchers used in Pakistani bathrooms.

  • Elizabeth Bishop in Village Voice
    We talked, and she took me up to Samambia, the village where Elizabeth and Lota had lived in that strange-looking house designed by Lota, who fancied herself an architect. It's almost like a steel scaffolding, high up among the waterfalls and... Amy Irving http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amy_Irving&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFJlHh3CgGJsXNwyvCMm9LU5IGDnA Downtown Express http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.downtownexpress.com/de_152/forloveofacountry.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF0VtWXch3H9Db49nZZn3RDLSHH3g Apr 6, 2006 59404 79239 lota In 1966, when Lota was having mental-health troubles, Bishop wrote her friend Anny Baumann: My darling Lota, whom I still love very much if she'd give me a chance to show it, has been simple hell to live with for five years now."
  • Alan Embree in San Francisco Chronicle
    I didn't really sign up for that, but it's been very cool,Embree said, smiling. "It's kind of a new responsibility and it's been trying sometimes, and it's been rewarding. They ask a lota questions about things you don't even really think...

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