gorm

[ gawrm ]
/ gɔrm /

verb (used with object) Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.

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gaum

or gorm

[ 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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gorm

/ (ˈɡɔːm) /

noun

Northern English dialect a foolish person
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