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[lok-in-vahr, lokh-]
  1. the hero of a ballad included in the narrative poem Marmion (1808) by Sir Walter Scott.
  2. a romantic suitor.
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Historical Examples of lochinvar

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

    Graded Poetry: Second Year


  • 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