Loch Ness

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a headland; promontory; cape.
[before 900; Middle English -nes(se) (in place names), in part continuing Old English næs, in part < Old Norse nes]


a suffix attached to adjectives and participles, forming abstract nouns denoting quality and state (and often, by extension, something exemplifying a quality or state): darkness; goodness; obligingness; preparedness.
[Middle English, Old English -nes, -nis, c. Old High German -nessi, Gothic -nassus; suffix orig. *-assus; -n- by false division of words with adj. and past participle stems ending in -n-; compare Old English efnes (later efen-nys) evenness]


Loch, a lake in SW Scotland, near Inverness. 23 mi. (37 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Loch Ness - a lake in the Scottish highlandsLoch Ness - a lake in the Scottish highlands; the largest body of fresh water in Great Britain
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
Loch Ness monster, Nessie - a large aquatic animal supposed to resemble a serpent or plesiosaur of Loch Ness in Scotland
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Shine, according to the Scotsman, says the real reason for the letter is that his business is more successful than Edwards' competing business, and that Edwards himself does not believe in the Loch Ness Monster.
In a two-hour special of his show River Monsters, angler Jeremy Wade will try to track down the Loch Ness Monster.
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ALNWICK Harrier David Kirkland, took 2mins 16secs off his previous best time when finishing 2nd in yesterday's Loch Ness Marathon.
The Loch Ness monster visited Year 2 and told us about Scotland.
Now Huddersfield holidaymakers are convinced they have captured the Loch Ness Monster on camera.
I HADN'T got much further than the first chapter of my Loch Ness folklore book when my flight from Birmingham arrived in the Highlands of Scotland.
A promotional video by car-makers Toyota features the legendary resident of Loch Ness attacking tourists in a pick-up truck.
But today channel Five television revealed that the mythical beast was actually a 440lb animatronic model called "Lucy" who baffled tourists when she roamed the murky depths of Loch Ness for two weeks.
Loch Ness Investigator Bill McDonald believes he has now compiled enough evidence to indicate what the Loch Ness Monster is, why it's been so difficult to photograph, and why the Highland Government is covering up a new discovery that could lead to conclusive DNA evidence
CHARITY fundraiser Lloyd Scott took the plunge for a marathon with a difference yesterday -along the bottom of Loch Ness.
Or a Georgian Scottish lodge just a short walk from Loch Ness and perhaps the most elusive New Year's Eve party guest, the Loch Ness Monster?