Part-time archivist Lorelei Galbreath keeps a stack of folders as tall as a newborn on her desk.
A girl in the class named Lorelei Ritter laughed at my sentence, and then the rest laughed too.
Her hair of a Lorelei was demurely coiled and wound about her little head.
The Lorelei is of course a water-spirit of the siren type, one who lures heedless mariners to their destruction.
These three were learning to feel the charms of the Lorelei legend as I had felt it.
"I haven't got any home now," said Lorelei, smiling at the lady's tone.
She was intended to beat the 'Lorelei,' but she never could do anything when sailing against her.
It was a phantom, a Lorelei, singing to foolish idle men, luring them to destruction.
The 'Lorelei' carried rather a deep bilge, and her keel was well rockered.
The Lorelei was 186 in, and Mrs. Pollock desired to speak with her husband.
1843, from German, name of a rock in the River Rhine near Koblenz, Germany. In legend, a lovely woman sat atop it and sang while combing her long blond hair, distracting sailors so their ships foundered on the rock and they drowned. The second element of the name probably is Rhenish dialect lei "cliff, rock;" the first element is perhaps from Middle High German lüren "to lie in wait"