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ramstam

[ram-stam]Scot. and North England
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adjective
  1. obstinate; headstrong.
noun
  1. a stubborn or thoughtless person.

Origin of ramstam

1780–90; perhaps rhyming compound based on ram1 and stamp
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British Dictionary definitions for ramstam

ramstam

adverb
  1. headlong; hastily
adjective
  1. headlong; precipitate

Word Origin

C18: perhaps from ram + dialect stam to stamp
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