noun Chiefly Scot. and North England.
- cooling-off period,
- coombs' serum,
- coon cat
Origin of coom
Examples from the Web for coom
I seed 'un, Jim; a great, fine fox 'e were, a slinkin' off jest afore we coom up.
Plaize your honour, your honour's groom have not been here all day a'most; and if her coom'th, us 'ont keep un.The Maid of Sker|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
As sooin as he coom near th' coit he could hear him snoaring away ommost as laad as a trombone.
He worn't aboon a minnit or two away, but when he coom back what should he see but owd Labon within a few steps o'th' top.
We was all expectin' a bit of a do, thou knows—an' thou's never so much as coom nigh th' place.North, South and Over the Sea|M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)