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[lar-uh m]
  1. alarum.
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Examples from the Web for larum

Historical Examples

  • Do you wind me like a larum, only to rouse my own stilled soul for your diversion?

    The Comedies of William Congreve

    William Congreve

  • She had a striking clock, another watch, and a "larum that does not strike."

    The Old Furniture Book

    N. Hudson Moore

  • We sung, hooped, hallowd, jubilled—set the cennell of hounds all in a larum.

  • The spry rattle had run on in the same vein of mimicry but for some larum in the antechamber.


    James Joyce

  • Page 60, sixth line from bottom, for S. Bonaventura read the dem Larum.

    Rambles in Rome

    S. Russell Forbes

British Dictionary definitions for larum


  1. an archaic word for alarm
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