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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lam.


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  • Mr. Bultitude made as much haste as he could, but did not escape a reprimand from the Doctor as he turned the gas out; and as soon as he had made the round of the bedrooms and his heavy tread had died away down the staircase, the light-hearted occupants of No. 6 "lammed" it into the unhappy Paul until they were tired of the exercise and left him to creep sore and trembling with rage and fright into his cold hard bed.

    Vice Versa or A Lesson to Fathers

  • An 'say, the chief of police, in a police auto, sittin' up like God Almighty -- just before we got to Peralta street they was a block an 'the police chargin', an 'an old woman, right from her front gate, lammed the chief of police full in the face with a dead cat.


  • Now, he's cloistered in Italy -- where he's lammed it, because of the whole criminal record thing -- and running again against anointed GOP candidate Teresa Collett.

    Support Jack Shepard, The Arsonist, For Congress

  • In Amsterdam their cover was blown, their planeload of Czech bazookas, rocket launchers and hand grenades was impounded, and Maria and Dave lammed out just ahead of the cops.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Could this mean a role for Brazilian expert John Picciano, the Corrections Department aide to former police commissioner Bernie Kerik, who lammed it down to Sao Paulo back in 2007 after ducking creditors in New York?

    Len Levitt: The Bloom's Off His Rose

  • In February, hundreds of eighth graders lammed the halls, took over classrooms, and set off fire alarms at Junior High School 2.58 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • She also realized that unless she lammed with great rapidity her life was not worth the crummiest bangle on the junk counter of the nearest Five-and-Dime.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • 'So someone lammed into you and Chico yesterday to stop you chalking up another success?'

    Whip Hand

  • The slob wasn't one of the two who had lammed into Kenny at Redcar.! wondered if Goldcnberg intended mustering reinforcements.

    Rat Race

  • They lammed each other on the head with great, clumsy stone hammers; but their skulls were so hard that the hammers bounced off again, and then the monster who had given the blow would drop his hammer and howl with pain because it had stung his fingers.

    The Silver Chair


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