Lochinvar

[ lok-in-vahr, lokh- ]

noun
  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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How to use Lochinvar in a sentence

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

    The Highgrader | William MacLeod Raine
  • The rangers patrolled with alacrity, but Saldar's men were mounted like Lochinvar, and were hard to catch.

    Sixes and Sevens | O. Henry
  • I often think that Jock of Hazledean, and young Lochinvar too, probably lived to repent their bargains.

    Phineas Finn | Anthony Trollope
  • 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