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lam

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verb \ˈlam\

Definition of lam

lammed

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lamming

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to beat soundly :  thrash

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  strike, thrash

  5. 2 :  to flee hastily :  scram

Examples of lam in a Sentence

  1. let's lam out of this hellhole while there's still time

Origin and Etymology of lam

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse lemja to thrash; akin to Old English lama lame


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lam

noun

Definition of lam

  1. :  sudden or hurried flight especially from the law on the lam

Examples of lam in a Sentence

  1. the prisoners were recaptured after only three days on the lam

First Known Use of lam

circa 1897


Lam

abbreviation

Definition of Lam

  1. Lamentations





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