verb (used with object)
Origin of berm
Examples from the Web for berme
Historical Examples of berme
F G the berme, or place left to prevent the parapet from washing down into the ditch.
No sooner had he reached the spot than he saw a number of Spaniards dropping silently from the berme into the trenches.Monk
Word Origin for berm
"narrow ledge," 1729, from French berme (17c.), from Old Dutch baerm "edge of a dike," probably related to brim (q.v.). In U.S., 19c., also the name for the bank of a canal opposite the tow path.