gaumless

[gawm-lis]

Origin of gaumless

1740–50; dial. (Scots, N England) gaum heed, attention (Middle English gome < Old Norse gaumr; akin to Gothic gaumjan to observe) + -less
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gaumless

adjective
  1. a variant spelling of gormless
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