use one's loaf

(usually in the imperative) To think.

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  • use one's loaf — ► use one s loaf Brit. informal use one s common sense. [ORIGIN: probably from loaf of bread, rhyming slang for «head».] Main Entry: ↑loaf …   English terms dictionary

  • use one's loaf — Vrb phrs. To think, to use one s ingenuity, to use one s head. Loaf (of bread) being rhyming slang for head …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Use one's loaf — to use one s head, to think about smth …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • use one's loaf — Australian Slang to use one s head, to think about smth …   English dialects glossary

  • Use one's loaf — …   Wikipedia

  • use one's loaf Brit. — use one s loaf Brit. informal use one s common sense. [prob. from loaf of bread, rhyming sl. for head .] → loaf …   English new terms dictionary

  • use one's noggin — Vrb phrs. Meaning the same as use one s loaf …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • loaf — Ⅰ. loaf [1] ► NOUN (pl. loaves) ▪ a quantity of bread that is shaped and baked in one piece. ● half a loaf is better than no bread Cf. ↑half a loaf is better than no bread ● use one s loaf Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • loaf — I. /loʊf / (say lohf) noun (plural loaves /loʊvz / (say lohvz)) 1. a portion of bread or cake baked in a mass of definite form. 2. a shaped or moulded mass of food, as of sugar, chopped meat, etc.: a veal loaf. {Middle English lo(o)f, Old English …   Australian English dictionary

  • loaf — loaf1 noun (plural loaves) a quantity of bread that is shaped and baked in one piece. Phrases use one s loaf Brit. informal use one s common sense. [prob. from loaf of bread, rhyming sl. for head .] Origin OE hlāf, of Gmc origin. loaf2 verb idle… …   English new terms dictionary

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