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Loot vs. Lute — What's the Difference?

Loot vs. Lute — What's the Difference?

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Loot

Private property taken from an enemy in war
The rooms were stuffed with the loot from Francis's expeditions into Italy
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Lute

A lute ( or ) is any plucked string instrument with a neck and a deep round back enclosing a hollow cavity, usually with a sound hole or opening in the body. It may be either fretted or unfretted.
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Loot

Steal goods from (a place), typically during a war or riot
Police confronted the protestors who were looting shops
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Lute

A plucked stringed instrument with a long neck bearing frets and a rounded body with a flat front, rather like a halved egg in shape.
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Loot

Valuables pillaged in time of war; spoils.
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Lute

Liquid clay or cement used to seal a joint, coat a crucible, or protect a graft.
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Loot

Stolen goods or money.
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Lute

Seal, join, or coat with lute
They were luted with a heavy coating of calcined chalk and eggshells
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Loot

(Informal) Things of value, such as gifts, received.
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Lute

A stringed instrument having a body shaped like a pear sliced lengthwise and a neck with a fretted fingerboard that is usually bent just below the tuning pegs.
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Loot

(Slang) Money.
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Lute

A substance, such as dried clay or cement, used to pack and seal pipe joints and other connections or coat a porous surface in order to make it tight. Also called luting.
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Loot

To take goods from (a place) by force or without right, especially in time of war or lawlessness; plunder
The rebels looted the city. Rioters looted the downtown stores.
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Lute

To coat, pack, or seal with lute.
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Loot

To take by force or without right; steal
Broke into the tomb and looted the grave goods.
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Lute

A fretted stringed instrument of European origin, similar to the guitar, having a bowl-shaped body or soundbox; any of a wide variety of chordophones with a pear-shaped body and a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with strings along the neck and parallel to the soundboard.
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Loot

To take goods by force or through lawless behavior.
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Lute

Thick sticky clay or cement used to close up a hole or gap, especially to make something air-tight.
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Loot

A scoop used to remove scum from brine pans in saltworks.
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Lute

A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
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Loot

Synonym of booty, goods seized from an enemy by violence, particularly (historical) during the sacking of a town in war or (video games) after successful combat.
The loot from the sack of Constantinople included the head of John the Baptist.
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Lute

(brickmaking) A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from earth.
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Loot

Synonym of sack, the plundering of a city, particularly during war.
He consented to the loot of the city by the men under his command.
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Lute

To play on a lute, or as if on a lute.
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Loot

Any valuable thing received for free, especially Christmas presents.
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Lute

To fix or fasten something with lute.
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Loot

(slang) money.
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Lute

A cement of clay or other tenacious infusible substance for sealing joints in apparatus, or the mouths of vessels or tubes, or for coating the bodies of retorts, etc., when exposed to heat; - called also luting.
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Loot

Clipping of lieutenant
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Lute

A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
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Loot

(transitive) plunder, to seize by violence particularly during the capture of a city during war or (video games) after successful combat.
We looted the temple and the orphanage, which turned most of the NPCs against us.
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Lute

A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.
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Loot

Synonym of rob, to steal something from someone by violence or threat of violence.
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Lute

A stringed instrument formerly much in use. It consists of four parts, namely, the table or front, the body, having nine or ten ribs or "sides," arranged like the divisions of a melon, the neck, which has nine or ten frets or divisions, and the head, or cross, in which the screws for tuning are inserted. The strings are struck with the right hand, and with the left the stops are pressed.
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Loot

The act of plundering.
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Lute

To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.
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Loot

Plunder; booty; especially, the booty taken in a conquered or sacked city.
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Lute

To sound, as a lute.
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Loot

Anything stolen or obtained by dishonesty.
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Lute

To play on a lute, or as on a lute.
Knaves are menThat lute and flute fantastic tenderness.
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Loot

Valuable objects; as, the child was delighted with all the loot he got for his birthday.
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Lute

A substance for packing a joint or coating a porous surface to make it impervious to gas or liquid
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Loot

Money; as, you shouldn't carry all that loot around with you in the city; she made a pile of loot from trading in cattle futures.
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Lute

Chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard
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Loot

To plunder; to carry off as plunder or a prize lawfully obtained by war.
Looting parties . . . ransacking the houses.
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Loot

Goods or money obtained illegally
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Loot

Informal terms for money
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Loot

Take illegally; of intellectual property;
This writer plundered from famous authors
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Loot

Steal goods; take as spoils;
During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners
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