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  • English Word Lustre Definition A substance which imparts luster to a surface, as plumbago and some of the glazes.
  • English Word Lustre Definition A fabric of wool and cotton with a lustrous surface, -- used for women's dresses.
  • English Word Lustre Definition To make lustrous.
  • English Word Lustre Definition Same as Luster.
  • English Word Lustred Definition of Lustre
  • English Word Lustreless Definition Destitute of luster; dim; dull.
  • English Word Lustrical Definition Pertaining to, or used for, purification.
  • English Word Lustring Definition of Lustre
  • English Word Lustring Definition A kind of glossy silk fabric. See Lutestring.
  • English Word Lustrous Definition Bright; shining; luminous.
  • English Word Lustrum Definition A lustration or purification, especially the purification of the whole Roman people, which was made by the censors once in five years. Hence: A period of five years.
  • English Word Lustrums Definition of Lustrum
  • English Word Lustwort Definition See Sundew.
  • English Word Lusty Definition Exhibiting lust or vigor; stout; strong; vigorous; robust; healthful; able of body.
  • English Word Lusty Definition Beautiful; handsome; pleasant.
  • English Word Lusty Definition Of large size; big. [Obs.] " Three lusty vessels." Evelyn. Hence, sometimes, pregnant.
  • English Word Lusty Definition Lustful; lascivious.
  • English Word Lusus naturae Definition Sport or freak of nature; a deformed or unnatural production.
  • English Word Lutanist Definition A person that plays on the lute.
  • English Word Lutarious Definition Of, pertaining to, or like, mud; living in mud.
  • English Word Lutation Definition The act or method of luting vessels.
  • English Word Lute Definition 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.
  • English Word Lute Definition A packing ring, as of rubber, for fruit jars, etc.
  • English Word Lute Definition A straight-edged piece of wood for striking off superfluous clay from mold.
  • English Word Lute Definition To close or seal with lute; as, to lute on the cover of a crucible; to lute a joint.
  • English Word Lute Definition 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.
  • English Word Lute Definition To sound, as a lute. Piers Plowman. Keats.
  • English Word Lute Definition To play on a lute, or as on a lute.
  • English Word Lute-backed Definition Having a curved spine.
  • English Word Luted Definition of Lute