Words and Phrases
loon

“loon”

Meaning:

rascal; boy; scoundrel; scamp

In Literature:

Excerpt from Address to Lettergull by Sarah Leech

But what thro’ fear those loons befel,
let them declare,
and how they scamper’d off pell-mell -
o, what a pair!

Excerpt from Listen Lizie. Lilting to Tobacco by Samuel Thomson

And neebour loons, that come athort,
then like to taunt ay;
haf deaf, haf blin’, my tow I ort,
and girn and gaunt ay

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