1. lost cause a defeated cause or a cause for which defeat is inevitable
  2. logistics supplying an operation with labor and materials as needed
  3. post chaise closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels
  4. test case a representative legal action whose outcome is likely to become a precedent
  5. lustrous reflecting light
  6. last gasp the point of death or exhaustion or completion
  7. Nostocaceae blue-green algae
  8. suitcase a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes
  9. Lastex yarn that has an elastic core wound around with cotton or silk or nylon or rayon threads
  10. Astacus type genus of the family Astacidae; Old World crayfish
  11. first cause an agent that is the cause of all things but does not itself have a cause
  12. low status a position of inferior status
  13. Phyllostachys medium and large bamboos
  14. Leviticus the third book of the Old Testament
  15. lustiness the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
  16. stachyose a tetrasaccharide found in the tubers of the Chinese artichoke
  17. seedcase the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant
  18. agnostic a person who claims the existence of God is unknowable
  19. losings something lost (especially money lost at gambling)
  20. lobscouse a stew of meat and vegetables and hardtack that is eaten by sailors

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