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 for Loof
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loof \Loof\, v. i. (Naut.)
     See Luff.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loof \Loof\ (l[=oo]f), n. (Bot.)
     The spongelike fibers of the fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant
     ({Luffa Aegyptiaca); called also vegetable sponge.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Loof \Loof\ (l[=oo]f or l[u^]f; 277), n. [See Luff.] [Also
     written luff.] (Naut.)
     (a) Formerly, some appurtenance of a vessel which was used in
         changing her course; -- probably a large paddle put over
         the lee bow to help bring her head nearer to the wind.
     (b) The part of a ship's side where the planking begins to
         curve toward bow and stern.
         [1913 Webster]

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