Lamming
Lam Lam, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lammed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lamming}.] [Icel. lemja to beat, or lama to bruise, both fr. lami, lama, lame. See {Lame}.] To beat soundly; to thrash. [Obs. or Low] --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lamming —   [ læmɪȖ], George, barbadischer Schriftsteller, * Carrington 8. 6. 1927; führender Romancier der anglophonen Karibik, arbeitet v. a. die koloniale Geschichte sowie die Erfahrung des Exils auf (er lebte über drei Jahrzehnte meist in London). Sein …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lamming — This uncommon name is of early medieval English origin, and has two possible interpretations. Firstly, it may be one of the diminutive forms of the surname Lamb, which derives from the Olde English and Middle English lamb , lamb, used as a… …   Surnames reference

  • lamming — n. flogging, whipping læm n. sudden flight, quick escape (American and Canadian Slang) v. hit; whip; beat; flee, escape …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lamming — present part of lam * * * lammˈing noun A thrashing • • • Main Entry: ↑lam …   Useful english dictionary

  • LAMMING (G.) — LAMMING GEORGE (1927 ) Originaire de l’île de la Barbade, l’écrivain George Lamming a commencé par écrire des poèmes et de courtes histoires avant d’émigrer en Angleterre, en 1950. Séjournant à Trinidad de 1946 à 1950, il se forgea une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lamming, George — ▪ West Indian author in full  George William Lamming   born June 8, 1927, Carrington Village, near Bridgetown, Barbados       West Indian novelist and essayist who wrote about decolonization and reconstruction in the Caribbean nations.       At… …   Universalium

  • George Lamming — (born 1927), is a novelist and poet. He was born in Barbados and teaches at Brown University. BiographyEarly life and educationGeorge Lamming was born on June 8, 1927 in Carrington Village, Barbados, of mixed African and English parentage. After… …   Wikipedia

  • Clive Lamming — Naissance 1938 Nationalité Française Diplôme Docteur en histoire Profession Professeur agrégé Activité principale Historien des chemins de fer Clive Lamming (né en 1938) est un historien du chemin de fer, notamment connu pour ses nombreuses publi …   Wikipédia en Français

  • David Lamming — Personal information Full name David W. Lamming Born January→March 1936 (age 74–75) Lupset?, Wakefield district, England Playing information Position Loose forwa …   Wikipedia

  • George Lamming — Photo de George Lamming par Carl Van Vechten, 1955 George Lamming, né en 1927, est un romancier et poète d origine barbadienne, et est considéré comme l une des figures de la littérature contemporaine caribéenne. Il est actuellement professeur en …   Wikipédia en Français

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