transitive verb Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1656 dialect smudge, smear

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gaum — gaum·less; gaum; …   English syllables

  • gaum — 1. noun a) (British dialectal) attention, understanding Gje gaum! b) attention : Pay attention! Syn: åtgaum, merksemd …   Wiktionary

  • gaum — I. ˈgȯm, ˈgäm noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English gome, from Old Norse gaum, gaumr; akin to Old English gīeme care, Old High German gouma attention, Old Norse geyma to keep, watch, heed, mind more at favor 1. dialect England : heed …   Useful english dictionary

  • gaum — /gawm, gahm/, v.t. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. to smear or cover with a gummy, sticky substance (often fol. by up): My clothes were gaumed up from that axle grease. [1790 1800; also Brit. dial.; of uncert. orig.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • gaum — Yorkshire Dialect Understand …   English dialects glossary

  • GAUM — abbr. General Automation NASDAQ …   Dictionary of abbreviations

  • gaum — To stare vacantly or handle in a clumsy manner …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • gaum|less — «GM lihs», adjective. British Dialect, without understanding; foolish …   Useful english dictionary

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