from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In mining, a method of prospecting for gold-veins the outcrop of which is covered and concealed, by washing numerous samples of earth and thus tracing the gold to its source.

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  • verb Present participle of loam.


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  • When it was released the evil and the ever loaming threat was very real, therefore making the choices and actions in the film all the more dangerous and the peril more palpable.

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  • At the first loaming of the ship vpon the river, wee found (as was foretold us) all the Countrey in Armes.

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  • At first they collect the soil (that is, a special type of glutinous clay for loaming soil) from the riverbank side and then mixed up with water the clay-modelers shape the different types of figure without the help of any mould with their uncovered soft hands. Current News - Top Stories

  • Paving of driveway skirts, loaming, seeding and general clean up will be done by contractor J W Dubis & Sons of Chatham.

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  • The metropolitan district commission is hereby authorized and directed to improve the areas ad - joining the overpass for vehicular traffic at the junction of the Revere Beach parkway and Broadway in the city of Revere by such grading, loaming, seeding and planting as it may deem necessary or desirable, and to install and main - tain a system of street lighting on said overpass and the con - nections therewith.

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