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  1. A loon, the bird.
  2. A frame or machine of wood or other material, in which a weaver forms cloth out of thread; a machine for interweaving yarn or threads into a fabric, as in knitting or lace making.
  3. That part of an oar which is near the grip or handle and inboard from the rowlock.
    1. To impend; to threaten or hang over.
    ''The clouds loomed over the mountains.
    • Spanish: telar
    Etymology: (noun) Middle English lome<Old English gelÅma<ge- (perfective prefix) + lÅma ("utensil, tool"), of unknown origin, akin to Middle Dutch allame, "tool"

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