Definitions for LOCHlɒk, lɒx

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loch(noun)

    a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)

  2. loch(noun)

    Scottish word for a lake

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loch(noun)

    a lake; a bay or arm of the sea

  2. Loch(noun)

    a kind of medicine to be taken by licking with the tongue; a lambative; a lincture

  3. Origin: [Gael. & Olr. loch. See Lake of water.]


  1. Loch

    Loch, is the Scottish Gaelic and Irish word for a lake or a sea inlet. In Ireland it has been anglicised as lough, although this is pronounced the same way as loch. Some lochs could also be called a firth, fjord, estuary, strait or bay. Sea-inlet lochs are often called sea lochs or sea loughs. It is cognate with the Manx logh and the now obsolete Welsh word for lake, llwch.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'LOCH' in Nouns Frequency: #2368

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Feltham:

    I'm in my utopia living here on the shores of the loch.

  2. Steve Feltham:

    Everybody's got a different theory as to what the identity of the Loch Ness monster is.

  3. Steve Feltham:

    That object is bigger than an estate car, everybody's got a different theory as to what the identity of the Loch Ness monster is.

  4. Clifford Harris:

    I think you might be able to get the Loch Ness Monster elected before you could (a woman). It's not right, but I'm just saying I don't think.

  5. Daniel Loxton:

    But people aren't giving up on the Loch Ness monster, i don't think they ever will. So I think the yeti will probably exist as long as there are people to think about mountains.

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