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Luck

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Accidental good fortune. (Dutch, luk; German, glück, verb glücken, to succeed, to prosper.)

Down on one’s luck. Short of cash and credit. “Not in luck’s way,” not unexpectedly promoted, enriched, or otherwise benefited.

Give a man luck and throw him into the sea. Meaning that his luck will save him even in the greatest extremity. Referring to Jonah and Ariʹon, who were cast into the sea, but carried safely to land, the one by a whale and the other by a dolphin.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Luce
Luce
Lucia di Lammermoor
Lucian
Lucifer
Lucifers (1833)
Lucifera [Pride]
Luciferians
Lucinian
Lucius
Luck
Luck for Fools
Luck in Odd Numbers
Luck of Eden Hall (The)
Luck or Lucky Penny
Lucky
Lucky Stone (A)
Lucrezia di Borgia
Lucullus sups with Lucullus
Lucus a non Lucendo
Lucy (St.)