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A loom.
See also lõõm, and lom

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

(noun) Middle English lome<Old English gelōma<ge- (perfective prefix) + lōma (“utensil, tool”), of unknown origin, akin to Middle Dutch allame, “tool”

Noun

Singular
loom

Plural
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  1. A frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread; a machine for interweaving yarn or threads into a fabric, as in knitting or lace making.
  2. That part of an oar which is near the grip or handle and inboard from the rowlock.
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Etymology 2

Noun

Singular
loom

Plural
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loom ({{{1}}})
  1. (dated) A loon, the bird.
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Etymology 3

Verb

Infinitive
to loom

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to loom (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To impend; to threaten or hang over.
    The clouds loomed over the mountains.
Translations

Dutch

Adjective

loom, lome (comparative lomer, lomere; superlative loomst, loomste)

  1. lazy

Adverb

loom

  1. lazily

Estonian

Noun

loom

  1. animal

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