Partly a borrowing from Latin. Partly a borrowing from French. Etymons: Latin cella; French cel.
b. A room for one or more inmates in a prison. Formerly also: a similar room in an asylum
A transparent sheet of celluloid or similar film materia.
early 12c., “small monastery, subordinate monastery” (from Medieval Latin in this sense), later “small room for a monk or a nun in a monastic establishment; a hermit’s dwelling” (c. 1300), from Latin cella “small room, store room, hut,” related to Latin celare “to hide, conceal.”
b. fig. To become quiescent or inactive.
b. esp. To quiet (suspicion) by deception; to delude into a sense of security.
loi n. French: Law.
oi int. n.
Used to attract attention. Also used to express objection or annoyance.
d (dāleth, also spelled Daleth or Daled) is the fourth letter of the Semitic abjads – Hebrew ‘Dālet ד
represents lowliness and the consciousness of possessing nothing of one’s own. As a door Dalet also symbolically represents the choice to open ourselves to the hope of our dreams or to remain closed off and alienated.
loid n. Criminals’ slang
A celluloid strip used by thieves to force open a spring lock. Also attrib. Also as v. trans., to break open (a lock) by this method; to let (oneself) in by this method.