[1907+ Underworld & hoboes; fr British dialect glaum, glam, ''hand,'' ultimately fr Old English clamm, ''bond, grasp,'' related to clamp]
Grettir was very angry and said it would only be right that glaum should have a hiding.
As the man was so fussy and talkative they gave him a nickname and called him glaum.
"glaum has got something; I must go out and see what it is," he said, and went out, taking his wood-cutting axe with him.
He said he would go to the land to get supplies and that Illugi and glaum should remain behind.
"Warrants have been issued for van Heerden and Milsom and the girl glaum," he said.
You, glaum, must in future guard the ladder every day and pull it up in the evening.
glaum said nothing, but on recognising the men cried out as loud as he could.
glaum, glam; to grab or grasp with the whole hand; to maul or pull about with the hands.