noun Irish English.
Origin of lough
Examples from the Web for lough
Remarkable sounds, not apparently accounted for, are reported to proceed from Lough Neagh in Ireland.
And on the other side of the Lough there rose a mighty mountain to the skies, Ben Linter.Phineas Finn|Anthony Trollope
There are very large Trout to be met with in the Lough, and every accommodation respecting fishermen and boats at the town.Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c.|William Blacker
Do you know there is a prophecy that our castle shall stand one day here in the middle of the lough?The Cuckoo Clock|Mrs. Molesworth
Not long ago the point in the Lough was a rabbit warren, whence the name.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
British Dictionary definitions for lough
Word Origin for lough
Word Origin and History for lough
"a lake, pool," early 14c., Anglo-Celtic, representing a northern form of Irish and Gaelic loch, Welsh llwch, from PIE root *laku- (see lake (n.1)).