verb (used with object)
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verb (used without object)
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noun British Dialect.
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Example sentences from the Web for loom
Behind their silk hats loom shadows of their immigrant forbears.
In this valley so far away from Syria, questions loom like mist drifting off the Caucasus.
Over these environmental problems loom arguably greater social ones.
Two hours east of Dallas, sun-drenched granite cliffs loom high above the cloudy waters of Possum Kingdom Lake.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously|Hampton Stevens|June 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jagged walls of rock, a palette of blacks and greys, loom over us.
It was in full sight from the door of the little shanty in which Aunt Ri's carpet-loom stood.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
From above, through the ceiling, came the vibration of some machine at work, and the machine might have been the loom of time.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The labour of the spade and of the loom, and the petty gains of trade, he contemptuously abandoned to men of a lower caste.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
No well-wisher of India, no patriot dare look upon the impending destruction of the hand-loom weaver with equanimity.Third class in Indian railways|Mahatma Gandhi
I will lie down and round me wrap The cool, black curtains of the gloom That night hath woven in her loom.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier