Definitions

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

  • n. Upper Southern U.S. Variant of gaum.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of gaum.
  • n. axle grease
  • v. To daub with gorm, or with anything sticky.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Axle grease. See gome.
  • transitive v. To daub, as the hands or clothing, with gorm; to daub with anything sticky.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as gaum.

Etymologies

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

Examples

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  • That which you have if you are not gormless.

    April 27, 2011