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
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How to use turlough in a sentence
turlough, tur′loh, n. a shallow pond in Ireland, dry in summer.
turlough was interred in the old churchyard of Kilmainham, where the shaft of an ancient cross still marks the site.
Eventually turlough O'Connor was glad to make a truce with his opponents.
turlough, as usual, commenced by taking hostages, but he found serious opposition from the northern Hy-Nials.
turlough was unquestionably somewhat Spartan in his severities, if not Draconian in his administration of justice.