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LOLL, verb intransitive [The sense of this word is to throw, to send. Hence it coincides with the Gr..]

1. To recline; to lean; properly, to throw one's self down; hence, to lie at ease.

Void of care he lolls supine in state.

2. To suffer the tongue to hang extended from the mouth, as an ox or a dog when heated with labor or exertion.

The triple porter of the Stygian seat, with lolling tongue lay fawning at his feet.

LOLL, verb transitive To thrust out, as the tongue.

Fierce tigers couched around, and lolled their tongues.