a long narrow inlet of the sea in Scotland (especially when it is nearly landlocked)
Scottish word for a lake
a lake; a bay or arm of the sea
a kind of medicine to be taken by licking with the tongue; a lambative; a lincture
Origin: [Gael. & Olr. loch. See Lake of water.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
loh, n. a lake or arm of the sea.—ns. Lochaber axe (loh-ä′bėr aks), a battle-axe used by the Scottish Highlanders, having a narrow blade, but very long towards the shaft, and generally with a hook at the end of the staff; Loch′an (Scot.), a pond. [Gael. loch; cf. Lake.]
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'LOCH' in Nouns Frequency: #2368
The numerical value of LOCH in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of LOCH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I'm in my utopia living here on the shores of the loch.
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.
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.
Loch Ness is not as big as the Himalayas, it is a finite body of water. It has been extensively scanned by sonar. It's been observed for decades. There's just really no possibility that there's a plesiosaur in Loch Ness, or even anything of comparable size.
At the moment, a Wels catfish ticks more of the boxes than any of the other contenders for the explanation, i would like it to be something new and undiscovered rather than something a little bit mundane. People do report four- or five-feet long necks sticking up out of Loch Ness. That's not going to be a Wels catfish.
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