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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Loblolly \Lob"lol`ly\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] Gruel; porridge; -- so called among seamen. [1913 Webster] Loblolly bay (Bot.), an elegant white-flowered evergreen shrub or small tree, of the genus Gordonia (Gordonia Lasianthus), growing in the maritime parts of the Southern United States. Its bark is sometimes used in tanning. Also, a similar West Indian tree (Laplacea h[ae]matoxylon). Loblolly boy, a surgeon's attendant on shipboard. --Smollett. Loblolly pine (Bot.), a kind of pitch pine found from Delaware southward along the coast; old field pine (Pinus T[ae]da). Also, Pinus Bahamensis, of the West Indies. Loblolly tree (Bot.), a name of several West Indian trees, having more or less leathery foliage, but alike in no other respect; as Pisonia subcordata, Cordia alba, and Cupania glabra. [1913 Webster]