Word of the Day is designed to help children learn how to use a dictionary, whilst simultaneously expanding their vocabulary. Today’s Word of the Day begins with the letter ‘L’. The word is: Loom.Loom n.
- Apparatus for weaving threads into fabric by crossing warp with weft, by means of a device which parts the warp threads so that the shuttle carrying the weft can pass between the them.
- (Inboard part of) shaft or oar.
Loom v.i. Appear indistinctly, be seen in vague and often magnified or threatening shape. ~ n. Indistinct and exaggerating appearance of object first coming into view, esp. at sea.
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