Origin of loach
Examples from the Web for loach
Historical Examples of loach
It abounds in loach, and there are valuable salmon fisheries.
The pond beyond the garden contained a quantity of carp and loach.A Nobleman's Nest
The loach and the bullhead are fairly hardy, but have little other attraction.
At times he wants to eat a dish of loach from Phalerum; I seize my dish and fly to fetch him some.The Birds
Notwithstanding, we have the same Loach as you have, in Bigness.A New Voyage to Carolina
Word Origin for loach
small edible European fish, mid-14c., from Old French loche (13c.), also, in dialect, "slug," of unknown origin (see discussion in Gamillscheg).