[lok, lokh] /lɒk, lɒx/
a partially landlocked or protected bay; a narrow arm of the sea.
a Scot word for lake1
Also called sea loch. a long narrow bay or arm of the sea in Scotland
late 14c., from Gaelic loch “lake, narrow arm of the sea,” cognate with Old Irish loch “body of water, lake,” Breton lagen, Anglo-Irish lough, Latin lacus (see lake (n.1)). The Loch Ness monster is first attested 1933.
[lo-khah-buh r; English lo-kah-ber] /lɒˈxɑ bər; English lɒˈkɑ bər/ noun 1. a Scottish battle-ax of the 16th century, having a tall, cleaverlike blade with a hook at its upper end.
/ˈlɒxən; ˈlɒkən/ noun 1. (Scot) a small inland loch
[lohch] /loʊtʃ/ noun 1. the North American burbot.
[loh-kee-uh, lok-ee-uh] /ˈloʊ ki ə, ˈlɒk i ə/ noun, plural lochia. Medicine/Medical. 1. the liquid discharge from the uterus after childbirth. /ˈlɒkɪə/ noun 1. a vaginal discharge of cellular debris, mucus, and blood following childbirth n. “discharge from the uterus after childbirth,” 1680s, Modern Latin, from Greek lokhia, neuter plural of lokhios “pertaining to childbirth,” […]