• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Loups (Ethnol) The Pawnees, a tribe of North American Indians whose principal totem was the wolf.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., prop., a wolf


In literature:

It is called the puffball in English, but its French name is the vesse-de-loup.
"The Life of the Fly" by J. Henri Fabre
Like the Sandwich Islanders, they ride like Pawnee-Loups.
"Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas" by Herman Melville
They are the loups-garous; in their bodies ride the spirits of devils, and there they will ride until the bodies die.
"Nomads of the North" by James Oliver Curwood
Play in the sun with Loup and wait for the real prince.
"The Maid of the Whispering Hills" by Vingie E. Roe
They keep early hours at the "Loup Noir"; it is not yet ten o'clock.
"Uncanny Tales" by Various
A small golden cross of curious graven gold dangled to her waist from a loup in the vale of her bosom.
"Ringan Gilhaize" by John Galt
Du Loup River, the, Arnold's men cross, 29.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
From the River du Loup by a portage of 18 leagues to Lake Temiscouata.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
The bishop had the stream turned away, and transformed the former bath into a chapel that he consecrated to St. Loup.
"The Poniard's Hilt" by Eugène Sue
I mind it well, for I had grown to be man-muckle since the day on the Tinklers' Loup.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
Did the others go down the Rue des Loups?
"Arthur O'Leary" by Charles James Lever
And in a minute another old Quatta came louping between the trees, and sat down beside her.
"The Three Mulla-mulgars" by Walter De La Mare
They were known to the British as Delawares; to the French as Loups; and they called themselves, Lenape.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
What did the Laird call M. le general Comte de la Tour-aux-Loups?
"Trilbyana" by Joseph Benson Gilder & Jeannette Leonard Gilder
I shall be on t' moorside, with t' cloud-shadows you talk about playing loup-frog aboon me by then.
"Windyridge" by W. Riley
Yes, my dear cousin, you possess a part right over Chasse Loups.
"Sir Jasper Carew His Life and Experience" by Charles James Lever
Built by the lords of Saint-Loup, the church was under St. Loup's patronage.
"Romanesque Art in Southern Manche: Album" by Marie Lebert
The French called them Loups (wolves) from their chief totemic division.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
Hugh le Loup was son of Richard Gosse, and, on the mother's side, stood to William in the relationship of nephew.
"Danes, Saxons and Normans" by John G. Edgar
On the heights there are villages of Loups and Iroquois of the Five Nations.
"Historic Highways of America (Vol. 9)" by Archer Butler Hulbert

In poetry:

"Oh dear! tak' but ane, it may do ye gude!"
But what ails the woman? she surely is wud!
She's lifted the kettle, but somehow it coup'd
On the legs o' the laird, wha roar'd and wha' loup'd.
"Ye'll Mount, Gudeman" by Carolina Oliphant
"Be careful now--it’s beeg contrac',
So mebbe it’s bes' go slow;
For me--de promise I mak' to you
Is good as de bank Rivière du Loup
For you--w'enever de tam is due,
Ba tonder! you got to go."
"The Devil" by William Henry Drummond
Wi' ivy an' brambles, maist hidden frae sicht,
Were the crum'lin' stanes, but she saw by the licht
O' the mune that a stane was drawn oot o' the wa'—
Her heart gied a loup at the neist thing she saw.
"The Angel's Treasure" by Janet Hamilton
Dat’s way for punish de hunter man
W'en murder is on hees min'--
So he better stop w'ile de work is new,
Or mebbe de devil will ketch heem too,
An' chase heem aroun' wit' de loup garou
Gallopin' close behin'.
"Bruno The Hunter" by William Henry Drummond
W'y shiver so moche, Marie, ma femme,
For de log is burnin' bright?
Ah! dere she's goin', "Hulloo! Hulloo!"
An' oh! how de tonder is roarin' too!
But it can't drown de cry of de loup garou
On Bruno de hunter's night.
"Bruno The Hunter" by William Henry Drummond
So I'm aff and away to the muirs, mither, to hunt the deer,
Ranging far frae frowning faces, and the douce folk here;
Crawling up through burn and bracken, louping down the screes,
Looking out frae craig and headland, drinking up the simmer breeze.
"The Outlaw" by Charles Kingsley

In news:

Though dust this minuscule is negligible, our perfection gene kicked in - we covered a couple of the Sensor Loupe 's LEDs with tape, dimming the brightness and making the previously unseen dust visible.
Andrew Loupe, shown here as a member of the LSU golf team, won the NGA Winter Series event at Timacuan.
South Loup faced a 2-1 deficit at one point, but used the home court energy to bounce back and win 3-2.
Lana Loupes are available in three styles to meet a variety of clinical needs.
Washington, D.C.'s Le Loup: One of South by Southwest's great surprises.
Quebec City, Masson Angers, and Riviere de Loup.
Diamonds are graded under 10x magnification (a jeweler's loupe), and are classified according to the following scale.
Parents of the bride-to-be are Hunter and Pam Goldsby of Berwyn, and John and Barb Kuta of Loup City.
The show will be Sept 10-17 in the village of le Bar-sur-Loup.
Twin Loup and Palmer faced off for the first time ever Friday night and Palmer came up with the 39-38 victory.
Loup City finished first followed by McCook.
Tap and hold to use the loupe to adjust your cursor's placement.
01 am John Kloefkorn The Loup River Nightcrawlers A Year of the Prairie Dog Prairie Dog Music CD track.
The Ansley Lady Warriors and Sandhills Lady Knights qualified for the 2012 NSAA Championships that are set to commence Thursday morning The two Loup Valley Conference schools won't be competing in the same class.
Many people, including a large host of farmers and land owners, benefit from the Middle Loup River, and from being able to access the water.

In science:

This wind speed is much lower than the typical value of ≥10 km s−1 found for most mass-losing red giant stars (Loup et al. 1993).
The Very Slow Wind From the Pulsating Semiregular Red Giant L2 Pup
Loup et al. (1993) showed that, for low mass loss rates there is a simple relationship between the - color and mass-loss rates.
Silicon carbide absorption features: dust formation in the outflows of extreme carbon stars
The IRAS mission in the early 1980s provided a catalogue with a few hundred mid-IR point sources in the Magellanic Clouds that are candidate dust shells around AGB stars (Loup et al. 1997).
Pulsating AGB stars in the LMC
The first experiment to attempt to take advantage of this characteristic was a US–France collaboration that took place in 1984–85 (Pomerantz 1986), involving Richard Gispert, Jean-Michel Lemarre, Francois Pa jot and Jean Loup Pa jot working with Pomerantz.
The History of Astrophysics in Antarctica
W] Jean-Loup Waldspurger, Sur les valeurs de certaines fonctions L automorphes en leur centre de sym´etrie.
Test vectors for trilinear forms, when two representations are unramified and one is special
W] Jean-Loup Waldspurger, Sur les valeurs de certaines fonctions L automorphes en leur centre de sym´etrie.
Test vectors for trilinear forms, when two representations are unramified
W] Jean-Loup Waldspurger, Sur les valeurs de certaines fonctions L automorphes en leur centre de sym´etrie.
Test vectors for trilinear forms : the case of two principal series
Icarus 4, 279-288. Loup, C., Forveille, T., Omont, A., Paul, J.F., 1995. CO and HCN observations of circumstellar envelopes. A catalogue - Mass loss rates and distributions.
Presolar grains from meteorites: Remnants from the early times of the solar system
The derived Vesc is significantly larger than the observed maximum wind velocity of ∼ 40 km s−1 for AGB stars (e.g., Loup et al. 1993).
The origin of the double main sequence in Omega Centauri: Helium enrichment due to gas fueling from its ancient host galaxy ?
Vincent D Blondel, Jean-Loup Guillaume, Renaud Lambiotte, and Etienne Lefebvre.
A Unified Community Detection, Visualization and Analysis method
This suggested a ratio of mass loss rates of 5:4:1 and hence the first, albeit rough, quantitative estimate of the dependence of mass loss rate on metallicity. − Zijlstra et al. (1996), Loup et al. (1997a), van Loon et al. (1997a,b) is a series of paper by essentially the same group of people.
AGB stars in the Magellanic Clouds
From Loup et al. (1997b), where more details are provided.
AGB stars in the Magellanic Clouds
I would like to thank the people who have feeded me with data and for useful discussions and without whom this review would not have been possible: Joris Blommaert, Maria Rosa Cioni, Eric Josselin, Jacco van Loon, Cecile Loup and Norman Trams.
AGB stars in the Magellanic Clouds
Th., et al., 1997b, A&A in press Loup C., Zijlstra A.A., Waters L.B.F.M., Groenewegen M.A.T., 1997a, A&AS in press Loup C., et al., 1997b, in: Third Euroconference on the impact of near infrared surveys of galactic and extra galactic astronomy, June 1997, Meudon, Eds.
AGB stars in the Magellanic Clouds