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 Loony or Luny.Loose. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Loophole.
 
A way of escape, an evasion; a corruption of “louvre holes.” (See LOUVRE.)   1
 


 Loony or Luny.Loose. 

 
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