Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Ireland, a temporary pond or lake in certain limestone districts.
- n. Ireland A temporary lake
- From Irish tur ("dry") + loch ("lake"). (Wiktionary)
“It turns out the lake isn’t really a lake but a turlough, which is sometimes a lake, and dry at other times of the year.”
“Raftery didn't see him, being blind; and he brought him to Killeenan at last, and he said: "Where can the rogue go now, unless he'll swim the turlough?”
“If on the other hand you said a cost of 100 million for a system 5 times bigger than turlough hill, I could see that being implemented but I would not be happy.”
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