Word of the Day #12: Loom



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.

  1. 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.
  2. (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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