From Middle High German loch, from Old High German loh, from Proto-Germanic *luką. Cognate with Old Saxon lok (Middle Low German lok), Middle Dutch loc, Old English loc (English lock), Old Norse lok (Swedish lock).
- (dentistry) cavity
- dungeon; underground prison
- (colloquial) prison; jail / gaol
- (colloquial) apartment, flat or house in a bad condition; dump
- (colloquial) boring small town or village
Declension of Loch
Terms derived from Loch