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A loom.

See also lõõm, and lom

English[]

Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

Middle English lome < Old English gelōma < ge- (perfective prefix) + lōma (utensil, tool), of unknown origin, akin to Middle Dutch [[allame#Template:Dum|allame]] (tool)

Noun[]

Singular
Loom

Plural
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Loom ({{{1}}})

  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 (bird of order Gaviformes).
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Etymology 3[]

From Old Norse ljóma (to shine)[1]

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.
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Dutch[]

Adjective[]

Template:Nl-adj

  1. lazy

Declension[]

Template:Nl-decl-adj

Adverb[]

Loom

  1. lazily

Estonian[]

Noun[]

loom

  1. animal

ast:loom cs:loom de:loom et:loom el:loom fa:loom fr:loom io:loom lo:loom lt:loom hu:loom pl:loom ru:loom fi:loom sv:loom ta:loom te:loom tr:loom vi:loom zh:loom

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