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. The men from Belfast Lough and Kingston grinned approvingly. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  2. " 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Bonnyrigg itself is embosomed in woods, yet surrounded on all sides by rock and moorland, and with a delightful view of Greenlea Lough. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  6. 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
  7. Down he went towards the lough, at full speed, and never minded all my callin' after him. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  8. The Channel Fleet, she said, has been ordered to Belfast Lough. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. It was when the rain had fallen in heavy quantities, and when the Lough was full that the evil was chiefly expected. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Poets wrote of Usnech, of Tara, of Ailech, of the O'Neills on Lough Swilly in the far north, of Brian Boru's palace Kincora on the Shannon, of Rath Cruachan of Connacht. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green