Origin of barm
Examples from the Web for barm
He took her body on his arm, Her slumbering head lay on his barm.Poems by the Way|William Morris
When it is cold, set it together with some barm, as you do Beer.
Barm, brm, n. froth of beer or other fermenting liquor, used as leaven: yeast.
When it is cold, put in it six spoonfuls of barm, and when it is ripe, it will hiss in the pail.
Seek your sa' where you got your ail, and beg your barm where you buy your ale.The Proverbs of Scotland|Alexander Hislop