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loam
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Definition
a rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials
  • No, faith, not a jot; but to follow him thither with modesty enough, and likelihood to lead it: as thus: Alexander died, Alexander was buried, Alexander returneth into dust; the dust is earth; of earth we make loam; and why of that loam whereto he was converted might they not stop a beer-barrel?
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A churchyard (68% in)
  • No, faith, not a jot; but to follow him thither with modesty enough, and likelihood to lead it: as thus: Alexander died, Alexander was buried, Alexander returneth into dust; the dust is earth; of earth we make loam; and why of that loam whereto he was converted might they not stop a beer-barrel?
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — A churchyard (68% in)

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