to make the lapping sound caused by a running stream flowing over stones, etc.;
to splash in water;
of water in a barrel or boat: to roll to and fro (obsolete or dialect)
an exclamation of astonishment, wonder, or surprise (Scottish)
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noun 1: from Russian losp elk; akin to Old High German elaho elk
noun 2: from French loche = loach
verb: ? onomatopœic
interjection: euphemism for 'lord'
From: Wilson's Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative Tales of the Borders,
and of Scotland
Vol. II, 1848
The Minister's Daughter. Chapter VII. P. 137
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