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English

two loaves (1) of bread

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old English hlāf.

Noun

Singular
loaf

Plural
loa

loaf (loa)
  1. (also loaf of bread) A block of bread after baking.
  2. Any solid block of food, such as meat.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) Shortened from "loaf of bread", the head (mainly in the phrase use one's loaf).
  4. A solid block of soap, from which standard bars are cut.
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References
  • (soap) Miller, J.L. "Customers believe in downstate Soap Fairy", The News Journal, B10, January 10, 2006.
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Etymology 2

Probably a back-formation from loafer.

Verb

Infinitive
to loaf

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to loaf (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To do nothing, to be idle.
    loaf about, loaf around.
  2. (Cockney rhyming slang) To headbutt, (from loaf of bread)
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