Talk:loch

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Is "loch" in the medicinal sense uncountable? — Paul G 08:52, 21 May 2004 (UTC) Etymology 2 – a medicine to be licked. Widsith 16:54, 6 September 2006 (UTC)

  • Not in OED or Websters. Probable joke. Deleted. SemperBlotto 16:47, 7 September 2006 (UTC)

Contested sense deleted. Struck. bd2412 T 07:51, 24 September 2006 (UTC)

No joke, but references are sparse. In Du Maurier's 1898 novel, The Martian, the preparation of a medicinal loch for a cold is a minor plot point (page 310-314) Spelric (talk) 21:00, 7 September 2013 (UTC)

Regarding SB's comment above: it does appear in Webster 1913 (though perhaps not the current editions...?). Equinox 21:05, 7 September 2013 (UTC)