- a seasonal lake or pond: a low-lying area on limestone, esp in Ireland, that becomes flooded in wet weather by the upsurge of underlying ground water
C17: from Irish tur dry + lough
Examples from the Web for turlough
Of King Turlough, “for whom this shrine was made,” we have already spoken.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum
He sheathed the sword, smiling a little, and turned to Turlough.
All that afternoon he rode on, Turlough Wolf ahead of him, the men behind.
Turlough stroked his beard, while the men went off to eat and sleep.
He wished vainly that he had Turlough's cunning brain to aid him now.