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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LOLL

We are not meant to loll at our devotions, as the lecturer told us.

Loll was straight before me, gesticulating and shouting to his men.

That is why you are for ever sleeping, and why you loll and rest at all times.

They loll on their mustangs, lazily worrying out the long hours.

Make them a reproach, and all that pass by them to loll out their tongues at them!

He might take it in his hands and bear it to his lips and kiss it; he might lean and loll and kiss her.

It was too hot much of the time to do more than loll about the porches with a book or some sewing.

What do you think this is, a liner where you can loll around and look pretty?

To-day we have done nothing but loll about and play croquet.

He did not loll back in his chair then and start taking it easy.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., lollen "to lounge idly, hang loosely," perhaps related to Middle Dutch lollen "to doze, mumble," or somehow imitative of rocking or swinging. Specifically of the tongue from 1610s. Related: Lolled; lolling. As a noun, from 1709.

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