Haulm
Haulm Haulm, n. A part of a harness; a hame. [1913 Webster]

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  • Haulm — (h[add]m), n. [OE. halm, AS. healm; akin to D., G., Dan., & Sw. halm, Icel. h[=a]lmr, L. calamus reed, cane, stalk, Gr. kalamo s. Cf. {Excel}, {Culminate}, {Culm}, {Shawm}, {Calamus}.] The denuded stems or stalks of such crops as buckwheat and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haulm — ► NOUN 1) a stalk or stem. 2) the stalks or stems of peas, beans, or potatoes collectively. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • haulm — [hôm] n. [ME halm < OE healm, halm, straw, akin to Ger halm < IE * k̑olemos, reed, cane > Gr kalamos, L culmus] 1. the stalks or stems of cultivated cereal plants, beans, peas, etc., esp. after the crop has been gathered 2. straw or hay… …   English World dictionary

  • haulm — noun Etymology: Middle English halm, from Old English healm; akin to Old High German halm stem, Latin culmus stalk, Greek kalamos reed Date: before 12th century the stems or tops of crop plants (as peas or potatoes) especially after the crop has… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • haulm — /hawm/, n. 1. stems or stalks collectively, as of grain or of peas, beans, or hops, esp. as used for litter or thatching. 2. a single stem or stalk. Also, halm. [bef. 900; ME halm, OE healm; c. D, G halm, ON halmr; akin to L culmus stalk, Gk… …   Universalium

  • haulm — noun /hɒm/ a) (collectively) The stems of various cultivated plants, left after harvesting the crop to be used as animal litter or for thatching b) An individual plant stem. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • haulm — hɔːm n. (U.K.) collective term for stalks or stems (of beans, peas, potatoes, grain, grasses) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • haulm — [hɔ:m] noun a stalk or stem. ↘the stalks or stems of peas, beans, or potatoes collectively. Origin OE healm, halm, of Gmc origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • haulm — or halm [[t]hɔm[/t]] n. stems or stalks collectively, as of grain or of peas, beans, or hops • Etymology: bef. 900; ME halm, OE healm, c. OOHG halm, ON halmr; akin to L culmus stalk, Gk kálamos reed …   From formal English to slang

  • haulm — /hɔm/ (say hawm) noun 1. stems or stalks collectively, as of grain or of peas, beans, hops, etc., especially as used for litter or thatching. 2. a single stem or stalk. Also, halm. {Middle English halm, Old English healm} …   Australian English dictionary

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