Examples from the Web for alarum
Their guide, light-eyed for scares, seemed to know them all, and reserved his alarum for signs in the sky invisible to the party.Love and Lucy|Maurice Henry Hewlett
There is also an alarum marked with arabic figures one to twelve.Chats on Old Clocks|Arthur Hayden
Caput parvum; alarum basis squamis conspicuis, elongatis imbricata.Zoological Illustrations, Volume III|William Swainson
Without a moment's delay, I set up an alarum that might have wakened the whole village; at any rate, it woke our whole house.Cat and Dog|Julia Charlotte Maitland
Alarum for alarm, is merely a corruption produced by mispronunciation.