from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as gaum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng. Axle grease. See gome.
  • transitive verb Prov. Eng. To daub, as the hands or clothing, with gorm; to daub with anything sticky.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of gaum.
  • noun axle grease
  • verb UK, dialect To daub with gorm, or with anything sticky.


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The ‘r’ found in this spelling is a vowel-lengthening device common in non-rhotic dialects of English.


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