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Lary \La"ry\ (l[=a]"r[y^]), n. [Cf. F. lare sea gull, L. larus a sort of sea bird, Gr. la`ros.] A guillemot; -- called also lavy. [Prov. Eng.]


Etymology 1 a. (context UK dialectal Northern England Scotland English) lavish; liberal. Etymology 2

n. A guillemot.

Usage examples of "lavy".

I crept away quietly and was sick in the lavy, because it was my fault.

There was death from Parc Monceau and &Anjou knew it as surely as he knew the dead woman in Neuilly-sur-Seine was Jacqueline Lavier.