Did you perchance mean form?
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Upper Southern U.S. Variant of gaum.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as gaum.
- n. axle grease
- v. UK, dialect To daub with gorm, or with anything sticky.
- n. Alternative form of gaum.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Prov. Eng. Axle grease. See gome.
- v. Prov. Eng. To daub, as the hands or clothing, with gorm; to daub with anything sticky.
- The ‘r’ found in this spelling is a vowel-lengthening device common in non-rhotic dialects of English. (Wiktionary)
“And then when he looked up "gorm" in the dictionary, he couldn't find it.”
“He loves _ghi_ (or clarified butter) and animal fat, which he swallows in large gulps when he can get it, also rubbing it in his frizzy hair and using it to sleek his black, spindly shanks and smear his spear-blades -- on shikar he will "gorm" it all over your spare gun if you do not watch him.”
“Lapland and on Novaya Zemlya, by "gorm" (inch-long larvæ of a fly, which are developed under the animal's skin).”
“Personally, I am extremely concerned about this coupling, but only because I can't imagine how any 32-year-old woman with a working brain could tolerate the irritation and the general lack of gorm of an average 17-18 year old.”
“Any day now I expect to hear a defense of the Holocaust deniers from our brainless little gorm, barry.”
“Fortunately this moose cannot make anything that vaguely scans out of "gorm-free”
“Cadbury Moose @ #27: Fortunately this moose cannot make anything that vaguely scans out of "gorm-free" and the "Born Free" tune.”
“She's clearly personifying one of the least powerful figures in our collective mythos, a character so gorm-free that she couldn't recognize a wolf in a nightdress.”
“Hence, out of respect, "an fear gorm" is used for Blacks.”
“It rat spize fur finl gorm…gum..grmt…umm tezty fud masturpeeze!”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘gorm’.
better look them up beforehand, though--most everything in Ireland sounds fictional.
just the next words that come along
Mostly, the cant words come from my reprint of Francis Grose's 1785 dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', while the more modern slang has been found at various online sources, e.g. this online diction...
Looking for tweets for gorm.