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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. 2018.
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  • So faithful in love, and so dauntless in war, There never was knight like the young Lochinvar.

  • A sort of a Lochinvar business—full of thrills and great moments.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
  • He was the dashing young Lochinvar of the political struggle.

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

    Lalage's Lovers George A. Birmingham
  • She's run away with him and got married surreptitiously, like young Lochinvar.

    Priscilla's Spies George A. Birmingham
  • But how much of the young Lochinvar do you think there is about Bertie, Mr. Thorne?

  • You have not quite forgotten me, then, sweet lad of Lochinvar?

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
  • Scarlett never took his blue eyes off Lochinvar's face as he spoke.

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
  • "Look you, Scarlett," Lochinvar said again, without waiting for his reply.

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
  • Then Lochinvar let a single ray of the Killer's lantern fall on his face.

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett

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