Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of lam.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Scanio peeled rubber as if he were lamming from a bank heist and cranked up a Frankie Valli cassette.

    Paper House

  • Scanio peeled rubber as if he were lamming from a bank heist and cranked up a Frankie Valli cassette.

    Paper House

  • The suggested connection is that to avoid a feared lamming related to slamming, one lams.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Mark Twain used it twice: “lamming the lady” in 1855 and “lam like all creation” in 1865, both clearly meaning “to beat.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Mark Twain used it twice: “lamming the lady” in 1855 and “lam like all creation” in 1865, both clearly meaning “to beat.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Mark Twain used it twice: “lamming the lady” in 1855 and “lam like all creation” in 1865, both clearly meaning “to beat.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The suggested connection is that to avoid a feared lamming related to slamming, one lams.

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Lighter speculates that it may be rooted in the dialect Scandinavian verb lam, as in the 1525 “his wife sore lamming him,” meaning “to beat, pound or strike.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • Lighter speculates that it may be rooted in the dialect Scandinavian verb lam, as in the 1525 “his wife sore lamming him,” meaning “to beat, pound or strike.”

    No Uncertain Terms

  • The suggested connection is that to avoid a feared lamming related to slamming, one lams.

    No Uncertain Terms

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