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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
lox

1934, American English, from Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs "salmon," from Proto-Germanic *lakhs-, from the common IE root for the fish, *laks- (cognates: Lithuanian laszisza, Russian losos, Polish łosoś "salmon").

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lox

Etymology 1 n. smoked salmon. Etymology 2

alt. liquid oxygen. n. liquid oxygen.

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Lox (disambiguation)

Lox is a filet of cured salmon.

Lox or LOX may also refer to:

Lox

Lox is a fillet of brined salmon. Traditionally, lox is served on a bagel with cream cheese, and is usually garnished with tomato, sliced red onion, and sometimes capers.

Usage examples of "lox".

Since the Jovians could manufacture their own liquid oxygen, which they were able to supply in large quantities to the TBSA, the lox became nearly worthless so far as they were concerned.

Meanwhile, the lox was being steadily devalued, there was open hostility between the Jovians and Pax vessels which arrived at Callisto Station, and the aresians were complaining of being treated like poor cousins.

Ryan saw that Lox was shuffling her feet, and was just beginning to lower her arms.

Ben and Lox were also issuing tickets for the last train to the coast.

Beulah brought out one of her prenuke road maps, tracing their route from where Lox had died, heading eastward.

Bernie laughed when Laura admitted that she had never tasted lox or gefilte fish.

They enjoyed the exotic aromas that spilled forth from the delicatessens, the appetizer shops with their tempting displays of lox, carp, sturgeon, pickled herring, and the myriad foods foreign to Magnolia, Georgia though to some extent available in the more cosmopolitan Atlanta.

The erupting lox was what gave us that acceleration nudge, as well as some spin.

The lox, bagels and cream cheese were supplemented with star fruit and vegetables flown in from the tropics and shrimp caught in the cool waters of the north.

I tried to pretend he was there on his own business, even tried to drum up anger or indifference, but neither came, and then he had warm bagels and veggie cheese and lox arranged on paper plates on the empty end of the worktable, and it was too much.

He replaced the note, found the cream cheese, tomatoes, lox, pickle and an Almond Roca on a plate in the refrigerator.

The hydrogen combines with oxygenthink about why such great pains are taken to keep hydrogen and lox apart when chemical rockets are refueled!

The background whine of the LOX and LH2 compressors, which had been barely audible through the plated aerogel hull, ceased, and a few moments later Yoshi announced that the ground crew had cleared the pad.

I tried to pretend he was there on his own business, even tried to drum up anger or indifference, but neither came, and then he had warm bagels and veggie cheese and lox arranged on paper plates on the empty end of the worktable, and it was too much.

Union that fish paste sandwiches are better value than bagels and lox.