lochan noun Scot a small inland loch
Word Origin for lochan C18: Gaelic, diminutive of loch Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Examples from the Web for lochan Historical Examples of lochan
Slowly Sheumais raised an arm and pointed downward through the wood toward the lochan.
It was that night that for the first time he swam across Lochan Fraoch to meet Katreen.
The lochan was visible from almost any point on Cnoc-an-Fhraoch, as well as from the south side.
At this point notice a singular-looking hill to the right of and nearer to the road than the Lochan nan Breac.
John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
They walked up the road and sat down by little Loch Awe, the lochan on the way to Alt-na-gealgach.