- Scot. and North England. belly.
Origin of wame
1325–75; Middle English (north and Scots) wayme, variant of womb
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Examples from the Web for wame
He that has the "fu' wame" is the more likely to be in good spirits.
If you be angry, claw your wame, an' cool i' the skin ye het in.
They're like the grices, if ye kittle their wame they fa' on their backs.
In a' my expairience, and that's no sma', I never kent pair o' shune gang ohn a pair o' feet i' the wame o' them.'Robert Falconer
Ye lie on your wame a bittie in the bield of this wood, and ye tell me that ye've cuist off these Frasers and Macgregors.David Balfour, Second Part
Robert Louis Stevenson
- Scot and Northern English dialect the belly, abdomen, or womb
C14: northern variant of womb
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