alarum
I. noun see alarm I II. transitive verb see alarm II

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  • Alarum — A*lar um (?; 277), n. [OE. alarom, the same word as alarm, n.] See {Alarm}. [Now Poetic] [1913 Webster] Note: The variant form alarum is now commonly restricted to an alarm signal or the mechanism to sound an alarm (as in an alarm clock.) [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • alarum — (n.) obsolete and poetic spelling of ALARM (Cf. alarm) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • alarum — [ə ler′əm, əlär′əm] n. Archaic ALARM (esp. sense 1) alarums and excursions 1. Archaic a stage direction, esp. in Elizabethan drama, for a scene depicting a battle: see EXCURSION (n. 1) 2. any noisy, confused situation …   English World dictionary

  • alarum — 1. noun a) A danger signal or warning. (stage direction) A camp near Forres. Alarum within. b) A call to arms. It seems to me that by the same process they are also made less real distinguished, in part, by the physical size of the television… …   Wiktionary

  • alarum — n. archaic = ALARM. Phrases and idioms: alarums and excursions joc. confused noise and bustle. * * * alarum A variant of alarm, formerly used in all the senses of the word, but now restricted, exc. in poetical use, to the peal or chime of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • alarum — /euh lar euhm, euh lahr /, n. Archaic. alarm. * * * …   Universalium

  • alarum — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A signal that warns of imminent danger: alarm, alert, tocsin, warning. See WARN …   English dictionary for students

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