Early 20th century: acronym from l(iquid) o(xygen) (e)x(plosive), later interpreted as being from l(iquid) ox(ygen).
Words that rhyme with loxbox, cox, detox, fox, Foxe, Knox, outfox, ox, phlox, pox, Stocks
- No. And then I started to have fruit and then there was this one fantasy I've been having the whole time which was a lox and cream cheese bagel.
- He'd eat the lox and cream cheese, gnaw on the bagel innards, and leave the bagel shells on the floor.
- All the anecdotes were new to us, the creaking chair-bound jokes fresh as this morning's lox.
1940s: from Yiddish laks.
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