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An air-intercept code meaning, “Fly for best endurance.” Also called loiter.
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There were no spectators of our contest except now and again some loiterer in the Gardens who little thought what was the stake for which we played, but cannot we conceive Barbara standing at the ropes and agitatedly cutting down the daisies every time David missed the ball?
Raffles, walking with the uneasy gait of a town loiterer obliged to do a bit of country journeying on foot, looked as incongruous amid this moist rural quiet and industry as if he had been a baboon escaped from a menagerie.
It seemed as if the procession, which had been gradually filling up its ranks, were now about to move, and that this loud peal of the wailing trumpets, and roll of the muffled drums, were a call to some loiterer to make haste.
Some purpose or other is so natural to every one, that a mere loiterer always looks and feels remarkable.
From hence the low murmur of his pupils' voices, conning over their lessons, might be heard in a drowsy summer's day, like the hum of a beehive; interrupted now and then by the authoritative voice of the master, in the tone of menace or command, or, peradventure, by the appalling sound of the birch, as he urged some tardy loiterer along the flowery path of knowledge.
He thought it was one of the usual incidents when loiterers would throw stones on parked vehicles.
Regulars include a big, loud man named Albert Babakian, who chases away loiterers when they're rude to Chhun, and Marina Lopez, an 83-year-old who comes to sip coffee three times a week after church, wearing white lace shirts and patent-leather shoes.
As do youthful loiterers, who, upon hearing classical selections, quickly leave the premises (Ross, 2016, p.
The wail of the siren, sweeping over Stepney like the wind before a storm, sends the last loiterers from the dim streets.
LOITERERS, drunks and troublemakers could be fined under tough new plans to tackle anti-social behaviour.
Ban alcohol in all public parks, police it with undercover operations and the loiterers will disappear.
Heyman writes, "In a 1936 essay, George Orwell, a former bookstore clerk, complained about loiterers like me, who alight on bookshops simply because they are 'one of the few places where you can hang about for a long time without spending any money.