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lough

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noun \ˈläk, ˈläḵ\

Definition of lough

  1. 1 chiefly Irish :  lake

  2. 2 chiefly Irish :  a bay or inlet of the sea



Origin and Etymology of lough

Middle English, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish loch lake; akin to Latin lacus lake — more at lake


First Known Use: 14th century


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