What does LOCH mean?

Definitions for LOCHlɒk, lɒx

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LOCH.

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Loch

    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

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LOCH in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LOCH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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. Ian Bremner:

    This is the first time I’ve ever seen Nessie in the loch, i would be amazing if I was the first one to find her.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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