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[gawrm] /gɔrm/

verb (used with object), Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
[gawm, gahm] /gɔm, gɑm/
verb (used with object), Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
to smear or cover with a gummy, sticky substance (often followed by up):
My clothes were gaumed up from that axle grease.
(Northern English, dialect) a foolish person

“fool,” 1912, perhaps from gormless.


To eat voraciously

[1850+ Students; fr gormandize]


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