Loch definition

lŏKH, lŏk
An arm of the sea, esp. when narrow and nearly surrounded by land.
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A lake.
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An arm of the sea similar to a fjord.
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A lake.
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(Scotland) A lake.
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(Scotland) A bay or arm of the sea.
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(sea inlet).
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Alternative form of looch.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
loch
Plural:
lochs

Origin of loch

  • Middle English louch from Scottish Gaelic loch from Old Irish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary

  • From Scottish Gaelic loch.

    From Wiktionary