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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials.

Usage examples (35)
  • Before planting, skim off grass turfs with a spade and pile upside down in a corner to rot down to form loam.
  • It's the top spit that puzzles us, and loam is the most important thing of all.
  • The loam is the ordinary field soil from his market garden.
  • Ash of the loam was a lady at home when Brut was an outlaw man for more
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