What does lough mean?

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lɒk, lɒxlough

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loughnoun

    a long narrow (nearly landlocked) cove in Ireland

  2. loughnoun

    Irish word for a lake


  1. loughnoun

    A lake or long, narrow inlet, especially in Ireland

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loughnoun

    a loch or lake; -- so spelt in Ireland

    Etymology: [See 1st Loch.]

  2. Lough

    of Laugh

    Etymology: [See 1st Loch.]


  1. Lough

    A lough is a body of water and is either: ⁕A lake ⁕A sea lough, which may be a fjord, estuary, bay, or sea inlet. It can also be used as a surname, with various pronunciations: law, loch, low, lowe, loth, loff, lohguh. Lough is a Hiberno-English form of the Old Irish word loch, which means lake, or bay. The form loch is also used in Irish English, Lough is also used for some small bodies of water in the far north of England. Except when individually named, loughs are often referred to as lakes, fjords, estuaries, and sea inlets. Thus lake district and estuary bed may be used in preference to lough district and lough bed.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lough

    loh, n. the Irish form of loch.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. lough

    See LOCH.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lough in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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