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- adj. Running away, usually from the police; on the run.
After that, I might be able to take it on the lam while they went to play their neffie game.
It was either play the game according to their rules or be on the lam from Tieri for the rest of his life.
In Fredericksburg, Virginia, I was given a tour of the Rising Sun Tavern, preserved as it was from the era when Jones arrived there, on the lam for murder, in the winter of 1774.