verb (used with object)
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Origin of loam
OTHER WORDS FROM loamloam·i·ness, nounloamless, adjectiveloamy, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for loam
Everywhere we turn, there are loamy loins and torrents of testosterone.
The hens lay their eggs in a shallow hollow in loamy or sandy soil, and it is the male bird which sits on the eggs.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
They are all of easy culture in any loamy soil inclining to moisture.The American Flower Garden Directory|Thomas Hibbert
For all general purposes, a soil which is loamy in texture is desirable.A Living from the Land|William B. Duryee
The soil is stony and loamy, and at the higher levels there are numerous peat-bogs.
They grow best in a loamy soil, enriched with well-rotted manure, which should be dug in below the tubers.