Definitions of lough

  1. Irish word for a lake
  2. A loch or lake; - so spelt in Ireland.
  3. The Irish form of LOCH.
  4. A loch. which see.
  5. The Irish spelling of Scotch loch; a loch; an arm of the sea.

Usage examples for lough

  1. He never crossed the " Lough," as the inlet of the sea, about three miles in width, was called. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  2. But they'll have a stone round their neck and to be thrown below in the lough! – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  3. The Channel Fleet, she said, has been ordered to Belfast Lough. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  4. The scenery of this upper course of the Wansbeck is very striking, from the Lough to Kirkwhelpington, flowing between bleak moorland and rich pasture, and on to Littleharle Tower, which stands secluded in deep woods. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  5. Four miles on he came to the track opposite a little bay of the Lough, and, turning into it, he rode past a few white cottages up to the purple hollow of the hills. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  6. For many a day They roved the sweeping meads and fens and fells In fruitless search, and ever forth again Relentlessly he drove them from his hold Beside the dimpling waters of Lough Leane. – Sprays of Shamrock by Clinton Scollard
  7. In a pedigree of the MacCarthys of Cooraun Lough, county Kerry, a daughter of Sir John de Courcy is mentioned. – An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800 by Mary Frances Cusack
  8. " That's a signal to us to make haste," said the Corporal, pointing to a bright flame which suddenly shot up on the shore of the lough. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  9. The men from Belfast Lough and Kingston grinned approvingly. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  10. Dublin Bay, Waterford Harbor, Belfast Lough, and the Cove of Cork offered shelter to their vessels. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox