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[lok-in-vahr, lokh-] /ˌlɒk ɪnˈvɑr, ˌlɒx-/
the hero of a ballad included in the narrative poem Marmion (1808) by Sir Walter Scott.
a romantic suitor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • His ancestral tower of Lochinvar was little better than a dismantled fortalice.

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
  • So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like the young Lochinvar.

  • What you want is some one more of the Young Lochinvar type, or a buccaneer.

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham
  • A sort of a Lochinvar business—full of thrills and great moments.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • "'Oh, young Lochinvar has come out of the West,'" said the General, lifting his glass.

    Lady Baltimore Owen Wister
  • You have not quite forgotten me, then, sweet lad of Lochinvar?

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
  • Then my lady of Lochinvar asked of me when I thought my matters might be brought to an end.

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett
  • "Look you, Scarlett," Lochinvar said again, without waiting for his reply.

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
  • It is a very long while since young Lochinvar swam the Esk at Netherby.

    By Right of Purchase Harold Bindloss
  • Wat Gordon of Lochinvar was not drowned—it is hardly necessary to say so much.

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett

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