verb (used with object) Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
to smear or cover with a gummy, sticky substance (often followed by up): My clothes were gaumed up from that axle grease.
Origin of gaum
1790–1800; also British dial.; of uncertain origin
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Historical Examples of gaum
As to the ways of a bhut not even the priest at my village of Gaum could say aught.
Near my village, which is Gaum, one lived in the hills so close that he was called the 'Dweller at the Hearth.'