Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An archaic form of nam.

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  • noun obsolete, law The act or process of taking property for the purpose of compensation.
  • noun obsolete, law Goods taken in such a manner

Etymologies

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From Old English nám, from Old Norse nám, from Proto-Germanic *nemanan (“take”), probably from Proto-Indo-European *nem- (“take”).

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