Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun In Jewish folklore, an artificially created human supernaturally endowed with life.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Jewish use, a shapeless mass; an unfinished vessel or a lifeless bulk; in modern Jewish parlance, a blockhead; a stupid.

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  • noun A Creature made of mud and clay. Brought to life from a magical spell on a piece of paper shoved in its mouth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a mechanism that can move automatically
  • noun (Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hebrew gōlem, lump, clod, fool, from gālam, to wrap up; see glm in Semitic roots.]

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From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם (gólem).

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    September 21, 2007