[ 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.
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Also gorm [gawrm] /gɔrm/ .
Origin of gaum
1790–1800; also British dial.; of uncertain origin
Words nearby gaum
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Example sentences from the Web for gaum
Near my village, which is Gaum, one lived in the hills so close that he was called the 'Dweller at the Hearth.'
As to the ways of a bhut not even the priest at my village of Gaum could say aught.