Breton Lai

Entertainment / Literature / Breton Lai: (also spelled Breton lay) Another term for a lai. See lai.


Business / Finance / Laisse-Faire: Doctrine that a government should not interfere with business and economic affairs. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Laisse: A stanzaic verse paragraph. The Song of Roland, for instance, in written in a series of such units. MORE

Marketed Claims

Business / Finance / Marketed Claims: Claims that can be bought and sold in financial markets, such as those of stockholders and bondholders. MORE

Nonmarketed Claims

Business / Finance / Nonmarketed Claims: Claims that cannot be easily bought and sold in the financial markets, such as those of the government and litigants in lawsuits. MORE

Oral Formulaic

Entertainment / Literature / Oral Formulaic: Having traits associated with works intended to be spoken aloud before an audience of listeners. Examples of oral formulaic traits are (1) repetition of words or passages, (2) use of epithets after or MORE

Laid Off

Entertainment / Golf / Laid Off: When the hands have moved the club under the plane on the bacskwing (especially at the top of the swing) MORE