[ gawm, gahm ]
/ gɔm, gɑm /
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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