Meaning of Liff: LAMLASH to LOCHRANZA
(Liff words collected: 550)
LAMLASH : (n.) The folder on hotel dressing-tables full of astoundingly dull information.
LARGOWARD : (n.) Motorists' name for the kind of pedestrian who stands beside a main road and waves on the traffic, as if it's their right of way.
LE TOUQUET : (n.) A mere nothing, an unconsidered trifle, a negligible amount. Un touquet is often defined as the difference between the cost of a bottle of gin bought in an off-licence and one bought in a duty-free shop.
LIFF : (n.) A book, the contents of which are totally belied by its cover. For instance, any book the dust jacket of which bears the words. 'This book will change your life'.
LIMERIGG : (vb.) To jar one's leg as the result of the disappearance of a stair which isn't there in the darkness.
LINDISFARNE : (adj.) Descriptive of the pleasant smell of an empty biscuit tin.
LISTOWEL : (n.) The small mat on the bar designed to be more absorbent than the bar, but not as absorbent as your elbows.
LITTLE URSWICK : (n.) The member of any class who most inclines a teacher towards the view that capital punishment should be introduced in schools.
LLANELLI : (adj.) Descriptive of the waggling movement of a person's hands when shaking water from them or warming up for a piece of workshop theatre.
LOCHRANZA : (n.) The long unaccomplished wail in the middle of a Scottish folk song where the pipes nip around the corner for a couple of drinks.
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