Definition of lough in English:

lough

Line breaks: lough
Pronunciation: /lɒk
 
, lɒx
 
/

noun

Irish spelling of loch.
More example sentences
  • From mountains, glens lakes, loughs, caves, cliffs and beaches to cities, towns, villages and hamlets, it's all within reach of your schedule and budget’.
  • Ferox are exclusively a fish of the central European glacial lakes, the Scottish lochs and the Irish loughs.
  • The majority of tench fishing takes place in natural loughs or loughs produced by peat diggings.

Origin

Middle English: from Irish loch. The spelling lough survived in Ireland but the pronunciation was replaced by that of the Irish word.

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